Mock slave auctions are not rare occurrences.

During the "lesson" at J.S. Waters School in Goldston, North Carolina, Black students were reportedly "sold" by white students presumably to demonstrate what went on during the trans-Atlantic slave trade. But why, though?

Nineteen-year-old Farida recalls weeping as she stood among 80 other girls in a large room as men—young and old—looked them over like chattel in Raqqa, the ISIS capital in eastern Syria, according to NBC News. SEE ALSO: Hundreds Protest Police Shooting Of Homeless Man For Throwing Rocks [VIDEO] After ISIS fighters overran her village in August, […]