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Immigrant farm workers call attention to anti-slavery campaign


In July 2010 three individuals were indicted in U.S District Court and charged with human trafficking for enslaving more than 50 Haitian workers on a farm in Alachua County. The Coalition of Immokalee Workers and Interfaith Action of Southwest Florida created a museum to call attention to their ongoing Anti-Slavery campaign. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Kristin Hammel was there and has more.

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