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Event attendees applaud during the Freedom Summit, Saturday at Levi’s Stadium.

Bay Area rallies against human trafficking

Shannon Stroud,
Metro Editor
May 13, 2015

More than 1,500 people from all over the Bay Area filled Santa Clara’s Levi’s Stadium in the Brocade Club last Saturday for an anti-human trafficking event. The Freedom Summit – dubbed “Not...

The fight against human trafficking reaches Bay Area

The fight against human trafficking reaches Bay Area

Shannon Stroud,
Metro Editor
May 7, 2015

Human trafficking is an issue that has plagued the Bay Area for years and has caused multiple anti-trafficking organizations to spring forward over the last decade in different cities. In 2011, Bay...

Play examines sex trade in Oakland

Play examines sex trade in Oakland

Shannon Stroud,
Metro Editor
March 10, 2015

In her previous three plays, the Oakland-based playwright Tracie Collins tackled women’s rights and race relations. In her upcoming production, “A Cold Piece of Werk,” Collins focuses on another...

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