Kevin Bales

President and Co-founder, Free the Slaves

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President and co-founder of Free the Slaves, a nonprofit organization, based in Washington, DC; author of The Slave Next Door: Human Trafficking and Slavery in America Today   

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When state and federal agents raided an El Monte garment factory in 1995, they confirmed that slavery is a reality in modern America.

Slavery in America

When state and federal agents raided an El Monte garment factory in 1995, they confirmed that slavery is a reality in modern America.

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