I am a descendant of slaves. Some of my ancestors were from Malaysia and Indonesia, brought to South Africa to work in the port of Cape Town.
It always surprises Americans when I tell them that people were brought to Africa more than a century ago and enslaved.
Recently, I was the one who was surprised. I had the honor of producing the new Free the Slaves video, “Don’t Buy into Slavery.”
I was amazed to see the haunting images of the many, many forms of slavery around the world today, and to realize people in slavery make products we buy every day.
I hope this video is an eye-opener for you. It was for me. Please share it, and spread the word!