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Who Should We Blame for Slavery in Libya?

Obama has said Libya was his "worst mistake." Africans are paying for it with their freedom.

The reports have been out there for months—African migrants in Libya are being sold as slaves in open-air markets. But it only reached the wider public consciousness recently after CNN obtained video of humans being auctioned off like cattle in an undisclosed part of Tripoli.

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You Need to Read Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Response to That Inexplicable BBC Newsnight Interview

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie addresses that post-election BBC Newsnight interview with Trump supporter R. Emmett Tyrrel on Trump's racism.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is one of the world’s leading thinkers and a true champion of women’s rights. R. Emmett Tyrrel is an aging white man and unconditional Trump stan (racist rhetoric and KKK endorsements be damned). Somehow, the unwavering feminist and the conservative asshole wound up on the same BBC Newsnight interview to discuss whether or not Donald Trump is racist.

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