This book focuses on the slave trade that took more than 12 million captured Africans to the Americas to be owned and worked in cruel and inhuman conditions. Stories of resistance and rebellion by enslaved peoples include the Haitian rebellion and the Amistad Revolt. Key activists featured include Cyrille Bissette and Sojourner Truth. The forms of slavery that exist today are examined along with the campaigns and activists protesting them. Links to further information help readers find out more about current campaigns and become activists themselves.