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30 Shocking Photos Of Child Labor Between 1908 And 1916. These boys worked in Pittston, Pennsylvania as "breaker boys". Their job was to separate impurities from coal by hand.
Isaac and Rosa 1863. Rosa is mixed race ancestry. Both were former slaves. Historic photos of "white" slaves
These are actual tiny child handcuffs used by the U.S. government to restrain captured Native American children and drag them away from their families to send them to the Indian boarding schools where their identities, cultures and their rights to speak their Native languages were forcefully stripped away from them.
This photograph showing a starving Sudanese child being stalked by a vulture won Kevin Carter the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for feature photography. He committed suicide several months later. This picture has been called "The saddest picture ever taken". If not, it's certainly near the top. If you can stuff yourself with fast-food and ice cream while looking at something like this, then you've got more stomach than heart. How can this still happen?