Amid Backlash Publisher Pulls Children’s Book Depicting Washington's Slave As Happy CookScholastic is pulling a new picture book about George Washington and his slaves amid objections it sentimentalizes a brutal part of American history.
Harriet Tubman Wins Vote To Replace Andrew Jackson On $20 BillA group that has been campaigning to replace Andrew Jackson's face on the $20 bill with a woman has chosen 19th-century abolitionist, Harriet Tubman.
Missing 12-Year Old San Francisco Girl May Have Been Sold Into Sex SlaveryPolice believe a 12-year old girl missing for ten days from San Francisco may have been sold into the sex trade.
Giants' Affeldt Lends Name, Passion To Fight Against Human TraffickingA man usually most recognizable on the pitcher's mound in his San Francisco Giants uniform is increasingly being identified with an international movement to end the epidemic of human trafficking.
Measure Aims To Toughen California’s Human Trafficking LawsHuman rights advocates and lawmakers were in San Francisco Wednesday to support a state ballot initiative that would impose stricter punishment on human traffickers.
Google Donates $11.5 Million To Anti-Slavery EffortsTech giant Google is donating $11.5 million to organizations fighting to end the slavery of 27 million people around the world.
Feds Reach Out To Human Trafficking Victims In San FranciscoOfficials with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Office want victims to know that they are available for help.
Fremont Summit Focuses On Human TraffickingThe Freedom Summit, which focused on the problems of human trafficking and modern-day slavery, wrapped up this weekend in Fremont.
Bay Area Officers Step Up Efforts To End Human TraffickingThe regional H.E.A.T. Watch program will target pimps and provide a safe haven for the young victims.
Schwarzenegger Signs Law To Help Stop Human TraffickingGovernor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a bill, designed to help stop slavery and human trafficking in California, into law Monday.