Yes, slavery was terrible, and a blemish on our society as a whole. But look at the history, for the past several thousand years slavery was the norm. America is unique in history in terms of freedom. And get real, YOU WERE NOT A SLAVE. Just because your ancestors may have been, that entitles you to money?? I don't think so. Go get s job! You want to talk about modern day slavery? Let's talk about how ISIS is treating the women of the societies that they concur.