A new study finds that the counties or areas of the country where slavery was most prevalent today vote Republican and continue to have the least progressive views on race.
The room of Sally Hemings, a slave who had a long-term relationship with Thomas Jefferson, will be excavated at Monticello.
NBC News Los Angeles reports the Los Angeles Unified School District is investigating a teacher who gave a word problem to 7-year-olds that featured slaves, cotton picking, “masters,” the "missus," and the “Big House.”
Yale University announced that John C. Calhoun College will be renamed after computer scientist Grace Murray Hopper.
Willie Morgan, who hails from Georgia, grows actual cotton in Harlem to teach children in his neighborhood about slavery.
A group of U.N. experts issued a report urging the U.S. to give some form of reparations to African-Americans. The legacy of unresolved racial inequality continues to harm the nation's Black community.
Georgetown University announced yesterday that it will give admissions preference to the descendants of slaves that were once sold to the financial benefit of the school. In 1838, the Jesuits who ran Georgetown sold off 272 slaves to settle some debts, profiting what would amount to about $3.3 million today. Those slaves sold to Louisiana plantation owners. Families were […]
Lecrae rubbed some “fans” the wrong way yesterday when he posted this on Twitter. Many responded angrily with claims of “race-baiting” or acusing him of making everything a “racial issue”. Lecrae later posted this: What are your thoughts?
The Baltimore Police Union is calling on state’s attorney Marilyn Mosby to throw out all charges against the officers involved in the Freddie Gray case. This comes after one of the six officers, Caesar Goodson Jr., was acquitted of all charges placed against him on Thursday. This is the second time that Mosby’s team has failed […]