Slavery

NGOs: Cuba Enslaving Up to 100,000 Doctors, Other Professionals Annually

Cuba’s communist regime is actively subjecting tens of thousands of doctors, musicians, professors, engineers, athletes, and other professionals deployed on international missions across the world to “crimes against humanity,” including “enslavement, persecution, and other inhuman acts,” two prominent non-governmental organizations (NGO) revealed on Tuesday.

An elderly patient at the Geriatrics ward of Comandante Manuel Fajardo Hospital in Havana, on July 6, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / YAMIL LAGE (Photo credit should read YAMIL LAGE/AFP/Getty Images)

Cory Booker: ‘My Roots Go Back to Slavery’

Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) on Sunday emphatically said his roots “go back to slavery” and his roots rose up during the civil rights struggles in the 1960s, potentially previewing a major potential point of contrast between him and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) as they court the party’s important black primary voters.

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