slavery http://publicradioeast.org en Greenville Nonprofit Seeks To Open Shelter for Boys http://publicradioeast.org/post/greenville-nonprofit-seeks-open-shelter-boys <p>We talk to a local nonprofit on their efforts to open a shelter to help young boys victimized through sex trafficking.&nbsp; The Greenville home would be the first of its kind in the country.</p> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 16:36:04 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 10174 at http://publicradioeast.org Greenville Nonprofit Seeks To Open Shelter for Boys Profile of Thomas Day http://publicradioeast.org/post/profile-thomas-day <p>We continue our Black History Month series with a profile of cabinet maker Thomas Day who owned the largest furniture business in North Carolina during the height of slavery.</p><p></p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 21:27:41 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 6846 at http://publicradioeast.org Human Trafficking in North Carolina http://publicradioeast.org/post/human-trafficking-north-carolina <p>President Obama announced an executive order this week that would address human trafficking in US government contracting.&nbsp; We have an update on modern day slavery in our state which is now ranked seventh in the nation.</p><p>According to the 2012 Trafficking in Persons Report released in June, there are an estimated 27 million slaves around the world. On Tuesday, President Barrack Obama spoke in New York City at the Clinton Global Initiative on the topic of human trafficking.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 16:36:40 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 6528 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (09/29/12) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-092912 <p>This week on the Down East Journal, we discuss the future of the biofuels industry in North Carolina. Tue, 15 Jan 2013 14:41:49 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 4981 at http://publicradioeast.org