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View Diary: BP Hides Use of Mostly Black Prison Labor For Oil Gusher Cleanup (257 comments)

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    "Slavery by Another Name"
    People arrested on any trumped-up offense and farmed out to big companies in the South.  This went on for decades after Reconstruction well into the 20th century.

    Oh, for Pete's sake! -8.38, -6.77

    by sow hat on Fri Jul 23, 2010 at 08:22:31 PM PDT

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