Beatings, Isolation and Fear: The Life of a Slave in the U.S.

Evelyn Chumbow was once a slave, but not in some distant country. She worked right here in the United States. Chumbow, now 21, was brought to suburban Maryland in 1996 from her native Cameroon by Theresa Mubang. Mubang promised Chumbow's family that if 11-year-old Evelyn came to America, she would have the prospect of a bright future and a first-rate education, as she had been a top student in her native country. Instead, after she arrived, Mubang enslaved the child in her home, forcing her...Full Story
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