Yep, slavery is still legal: Column
This column addresses the problematic racial disparity behind the prison cells. It discusses the loop hole in the 13th amendment, and how law enforcement targets Black Americans to be "enslaved" in the prison system.
From USA Today:
On Sept. 15, 1963, the bomb that killed four girls at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., showed America just how far we had to go to fulfill the promise of justice and equality for all, even a century after the 13th Amendment ended slavery. Half a century after the bombing, the struggle is not over, in part because language in that same amendment still undermines the equal humanity of more than 7 million Americans who have been convicted of a crime.
Read the full article here.