slavery

With photos of Harriet Tubman being few and far between, when a rare new photo of her surfaced it was a huge deal. While most photos depict Tubman as an elderly woman, a newly unearthed picture shows a much younger Tubman and was quickly acquired by the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History […]

The NBA imposed the fine Monday after using the n-word in an interview on Friday.

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.

North Cobb County High School is currently under investigation after racist comments allegedly made by a student went viral on social media. A spokesperson for the school said the racially-charged social media post was brought to the attention of officials at the school. Police confirmed the person involved was a student but wouldn’t comment on […]

The room of Sally Hemings, a slave who had a long-term relationship with Thomas Jefferson, will be excavated at Monticello.

Rep. John Conyers held a Capitol Hill briefing to spark dialogue about reparations.

An investigation is underway within the Los Angeles Unified School District after a math homework assignment for second graders used slavery as its setting during Black History Month.

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.

Lynneice Washington has made history as the first African-American woman to become a District Attorney in the state of Alabama.

Willie Morgan, who hails from Georgia, grows actual cotton in Harlem to teach children in his neighborhood about slavery.

"13th" analyzes the criminalization of African-Americans, the U.S. prison boom, and their connections to the 13th Amendment.