Kathy Maitland is the Executive Director of the Michigan Abolitionist Project (MAP), an organization devoted to combating the threat of human trafficking in local communities around Michigan. read more
This month on every Sunday from 6-10 PM Eastern, MSNBC’s Sex Slaves series will take you coast to coast as we examine the horrors of human trafficking. The featured locations are: Detroit (Nov. 2); Chicago (Nov. 9); Florida (Nov. 16); San Francisco/Oakland (Nov. 23). On the fifth November Sunday, Nov. read more
"Sex trafficking is a $32 billion industry...That’s like a Fortune 500 company with profits being made underground. "
On the streets and suburbs of Detroit, the FBI, state and local police are taking part in “Cross Country 5,” a nationwide dragnet aimed at cracking down on those who exploit juveniles in the sex trade. watch
The case of the “New York Body Snatchers” reads more like a pulp horror novel, with a hungry press reporting on over 1000 corpses that had been allegedly stolen, carved up and sold in a million-dollar scheme. watch