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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.

The South Mountain Elementary School apologized for the assignment and took the drawings down from the school's hallway.

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Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is comparing slavery to immigration in the United States, a view that one slavery expert calls “inappropriate and wildly inaccurate.” Carson was talking about the work ethic of immigrants who came through Ellis Island during his first speech to the department on Monday. He said, “There were other […]

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 United 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.