'A SAFE PLACE TO HEAL AND GROW'

“The WellHouse is an incredible program that offers survivors of human trafficking a safe place to heal and grow,” Rizzuto said. “What I found so special about the WellHouse is that they focus on all aspects of healing from psychological healing, to physical healing, to relational healing."

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HUMANS OF BIRMINGHAM

“Just the other night, I was parked back there [at the Flying J Truck Stop], and someone came knocking on my door early in the morning, wanting to know if I wanted company. I said no, and they just went on their way, but you never know if there’s someone behind them or something..."

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BLAZER NEWS

BLAZER NEWS

TEACHING TO END SEX TRAFFICKING

“(Human Trafficking) is not like in ‘Taken’ when Liam Neeson got his daughter back”, said Robert Blanton Ph.D., political science department chair and professor of UAB’s course on human trafficking. Myths like these are what Blanton said he is trying to eliminate with his course on human trafficking.

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OPINION

OPINION

CRIMINALIZATION OF SELF-DEFENSE

Sex trafficking and sexual assault victims are often prosecuted under prostitution laws or for defending themselves from their attackers. This is a problem that many underaged victims face.

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CITY LIFESTYLE

CITY LIFESTYLE

KNOW THE SIGNS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING

You have probably heard the terms human trafficking or sex trafficking, but do you know what they really mean? Human trafficking, also known as “modern-day slavery,” is using force to get people to act against their will.

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SPORTS

SPORTS

HE WON'T BE LEAVING ANYTIME SOON

Over the years, head coach Bill Clark has built a name for himself in the world of college football. Since the return of the UAB Football program in 2017, Clark has taken the program to a new level.

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