Sex Trafficking

Anti-Modern Day Slavery Advocate Has Genealogical Ties to Historical Greats

Kenneth B. Morris, Jr. is descended from two of the most important names in American history: he is the great-great-great grandson of Frederick Douglass and the great-great grandson of Booker T. Washington.
Kenneth B. Morris, Jr. is descended from two of the most important names in American history: he is the great-great-great grandson of Frederick Douglass and the great-great grandson of Booker T. Washington.
Credit Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives

According to a global slavery index, nearly 30 million people around the world are tied into what’s considered modern day slavery.

That includes sex trafficking.

For years now Atlanta has been identified as a child sex trafficking hub.

A locally based group uses a curriculum to help keep kids from being sexually exploited.

In a two-part interview, WABE’s Rose Scott speaks with the organization’s founder and president.

Their conversation begins with Kenneth B. Morris, Jr. talking about his genealogical tie to fighting slavery.

 

 Rose Scott speaks with Kenneth B. Morris, Jr.