13th Amendment

Today December 18, in 1865, Secretary of State William Seward announced to the world that the United States had constitutionally abolished slavery — the 13th Amendment had been ratified… “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.”

Ava DuVernay’s ’13th’ documentary exposes ugly truths about U.S. prison system.

https://variety.com/2018/politics/features/ava-duvernay-criminal-justice-reform-in-america-1203071243/amp/?__twitter_impression=true

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