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Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.


13th amendment of the constitution of the U.S.A

Clearly we can see that slavery is not “prohibited”, it is only reserved to inmates and convicts. It doesn’t help that the vast majority of people who are convicted are POC.

African-Americans alone make up about 40.1% of 2.1 million male inmates in the U.S. 

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