Emira Woods

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the end of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade and the 175th anniversary of the first meeting of the New England Anti-Slavery Society. Read more


The U.N.-backed Special Court in Sierra Leone stands ready to prosecute the former president of Liberia on 11 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity, stemming from Taylor's role in Sierra Leone's 1991-2002 civil war. Read more