UN agencies warn that the number of people living in modern slavery is growing, reaching 50 million--according to a 2021 report.
Modern slavery victims are often entrapped and exploited to provide cheap or free labor in industries and homes around the world.
Joanna Ewart-James the Executive Director, Freedom United joins us to talk about her organization's mission to fight human trafficking and modern slavery through global advocacy campaigns.
Gambian restauranteur Hatib Joof talks about his mission to bring West African cuisine and food culture to the Washington DC region.
A young Kenyan man is arrested for impersonating a lawyer, after winning 26 cases for his clients. Josephine Muthengi joins us from Nairobi to talk about the implications of this case on Kenya's judicial and education system.