Why the Kingdom of Dahomey gave up the fight against slavery in 1730

King Behanzin of Dahomey and his household — Photo: New World Encyclopedia The Kingdom of Dahomey (present-day Benin) has a rich yet complicated history. It had kings and princes who made decisions that had a huge impact on the natives of the once prosperous kingdom. One of these kings is Agadja Trudo, the third ruler […]

The Activist Files bonus episode – The migrant caravan at the border

What’s going on at the U.S. southern border? In this bonus episode of The Activist Files, our Senior Legal Worker Leah Todd talks to Bertha Justice Fellow Lupe Aguirre and Staff Attorney Angelo Guisado about what they witnessed at and around the U.S.-Mexico border, the differences in the way the media describes the situation and what is actually happening on the ground, […]