Examples of slavery in a Sentence
She was sold into slavery.
a child born into slavery was considered simply another addition to the master's wealth and property
Recent Examples of slavery from the Web
Charleston, South Carolina has formally apologized for its role in America's original sin: slavery.
Out of context, these are all traditionally seen as serviceable gestures that reminds many of the historical inequalities of labor that black women endured: slavery, indentured servitude, and so on.
Lewis lived in slavery for five-and-a-half years before he was freed with the end of the Civil War in 1865.
Kanye made an attempt to argue that because of the sheer numbers of kidnapped and enslaved people, blacks chose to remain in slavery for centuries in this country.
Steve McQueen, the director and producer of 12 Years a Slave, came up with the idea of a multi-concert saga of African-American music, starting with its origins in slavery.
Future versions of such software could seek to pull together disparate types of information in other areas of modern slavery—the frequency of visits to health clinics for the poor by strawberry pickers complaining of back pain, for example.
The Seder follows a certain order in which the Biblical story of the exodus is retold and food symbolic of slavery, freedom, and rebirth are consumed.
The people who were its cargo spent a few years in slavery.
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: the state of being a slave
: the practice of owning slaves
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