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slave market

n. a job market where many candidates for jobs come face to face with potential employers. I gotta go to the annual slave market this year. We’re hiring for a change.
See also: market, slave
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It went on to say that ISIL is selling Ezadi children and girls in its slave markets in the towns of Gaziantep, Urfa and even Ankara city.
Byron's accuracy in representing the slave market is well-known and acknowledged as early as John Galt's biography of the poet.
The sign will be installed near where the open-air slave market was erected in 1711, when the municipal government decided to centralise the traffic in the slave trade.
Robert, putatively a white passenger on a northern-bound steamboat, had his race questioned by other passengers and was eventually jailed and sent back down the river to the New Orleans slave market on the flimsiest of evidence.
After all, Richmond was home to the second-largest slave market outside of New Orleans, and served as the capital of the Confederacy.
Although travel writers generally disapproved of slavery, a visit to a slave market was usually a planned part of any trip, since the exotic beauty of the slaves had become legendary in the European mind.
Despite having government sponsored poverty alleviation and employment generation schemes in the tribals-dominated district, which is rich in natural resources and booming with both mini and mega industries, its poverty-ridden tribal minor and major girls are being sold out as commodities in the virtually slave market for the major cities.
The eldest daughter said she was prepared to sell herself as a slave in the slave market so that her younger sisters could get married.
In telling the story of Abdallah, the Palestinian soccer team's goalkeeper living in Jerusalem's Old City; the story of Highway Children selling lighters, gum, and other goods at road junctions; and Palestinian Day Workers gathering on the border of East and West Jerusalem looking for work in a modern day slave market, this film highlights the difficulties and dreams of Palestinians working to support themselves in Israeli occupied territory.
The book involves readers closely in the lives of the British colonials who ended the trade, and repeatedly describes the horrors of the Arab slave market.
The group were dressed in traditional attire, took part in battles, story telling, held a slave market, demonstrated medicine in the 10th century, cookery and food technology.
The stunt is one of a weekend full of events to mark the day, with Victoria and Chamberlain Squares playing host to events including Morris dancing and an Anglo Saxon slave market today.
The theme is in keeping with the fact the world famous Hoard of Anglo-Saxon treasure is on show at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Regia Anglorium members will also be giving a demonstration in warrior training and in arming a knight before organising a Saxon slave market and finally staging a battle between Saxons and Vikings.
He uses documentary films, news clippings and literature to show students how badly Blacks have been marginalized over the centuries in New Orleans, which once played a major role in the slave market.
Consequently, although scholars, like Frederick Cooper, Plantation Slavery in East Africa (1977) and Abdul Sheriff, Slaves, Spices and Ivory in Zanzibar (1987) have previously focused upon Zanzibar as the major slave market in East Africa, other centers, like the cultural and geographic zone of Unyamwezi in Tanzania, were equally important.