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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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49) In the ordinary slave markets of every Southern state, men bought sex.
Before they arrive at the New Orleans slave market, the first man is killed while trying to prevent the rape of one of his fellow detainees and his body is thrown unceremoniously overboard.
His writings and passion stimulated a generation to oppose the slave trade and in 1873, the year he died, the slave market in Zanzibar was closed, largely due to Livingstone having persuaded the British government to intervene.
Visitors to the 13th century castle will be able to watch warriors fight, take part in story-telling, visit a slave market and see how a Viking parliament worked.
With all this in hand, she looks at eight potential sites that she and other archaeologists have excavated, and finds none of them convincingly identified as a slave market.
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.
All these rituals of the market for youths, the slave market excite me enormously.
That same year he landed in Cartagena, Colombia, the principal slave market of the New World, a port city in which 1000 slaves arrived every month.
A number of ancient buildings remain as a testament to the historic importance of Lagos, notably its historic fort and slave market.
But the taint of the slave market somehow hangs over this arrangement; the days when rich women could buy a little African boy appear not to be quite so over.
Why are so many captives brought to the slave market and why are so many unredeemed left to be killed by the enemy?
The actors made many daring decisions, performing their own unwritten dramas and even adding a slave market scene to a popular play, in which lovers lament their impending separation.
1864: The first black Church of England bishop, Samuel Crowther, was consecrated: Born circa 1800 in Zomba, Central Africa, Crowther was sold on the slave market and put aboard a Portuguese vessel after traders had attacked his village and killed his father.
The property has added historic significance because it stands on the corner of the historic site of Washington's slave market.