Tag: slavery

Georgetown University Will Name Two Buildings After Maryland Slaves

The effects of slavery are still being felt in 2017 and Georgetown University, in an effort to make amends for profiting from the sale of ...

Georgetown Seeks to Atone for Slavery Role

In an unprecedented move, the school is acknowledging and apologizing for profiting from the slave trade

Yale Worker Who Broke Offensive Window Seeks Job Back

A dining hall worker at Yale University wants his job back after smashing a racially offensive stained glass window

Snoop Dogg Boycotts ‘Roots’ Series

Entertainer encourages people to create current content

FIRST LOOK: ‘Birth of A Nation Trailer’

See why Nate Parker's film generated Sundance buzz and a record-breaking deal

Underground Stars Talk Real-life Slave Stories

It got real for Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Aldis Hodge

Obama Bans Imports of Slave-Produced Goods

The ban closes a loophole in a poorly enforced tariff law

Exclusive: P. Diddy Discovers His Roots

Music mogul goes on an intense history lesson

First Look: Nate Parker’s ‘The Birth Of A Nation’

Images from the much anticipated Nat Turner film

Racial Insensitivity in Children’s Book

What year is this?! Book includes false depiction of slaves

Ole Miss Removes Flag with Confederate Emblem

University removed the state flag on its Oxford campus Monday morning

McGraw-Hill to Rewrite Textbook After Complaint

Textbook referred to slaves as "workers"

Confederate Flag: Black Supporter Speaks Out

'Don't let cowards in bed sheets hijack its meaning.'

150 Years Ago Today: The Birth of Juneteenth

How free are we really?

Is Slavery the New White Trend?

Opinion: A new commodity is in town

Did Police Enforce ‘Worst Parts’ of Black History?

NYPD Commissioner says enforcing oppression part of law enforcement history

Cultural Center Celebrates 150th Anniversary of 13th Amendment

The exhibit contains more than 100 artifacts

“Comic” Tweets Racist, Sexual Fantasies About First Take Host

Artie Lange imagines ESPN professional as his slave...yeah, it's bad

Slave Barracks Unearthed in Maryland

The recently discovered slave barracks are rare

Texas Board Passes Juneteenth Resolution

Leaders have implicitly hinted on repaying for injustices against Blacks

NAACP Wants Apology Over Slavery Comment

Alaskan lieutenant governor hopeful likens union dues to slavery