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Housing Discrimination, Redlining and Lack of Land...

The wealth gap between African-Americans and whites has persisted for generations, but new research indicates that housing discrimination is the main culprit for this...

Why Colonialism Needs to be a Part...

Everybody knows that anti-Black racism is the backbone of the United States' society. It is present in every major institution and festers in the...

University of Chicago Group Lays Out Thoughtful...

A new group at the University of Chicago is demanding reparations, pressing the school to pay its historical debt for the enslavement of Black...

Georgetown University Invites Descendants of Enslaved Workers...

In a continued effort to atone for its ties to slavery, Georgetown University hosted a worship service of remembrance and repentance on Tuesday, April...

Columbia Students Lead the Way In Uncovering...

Columbia University and it's ties to slavery.

Once Lost Under the Umbrella of the...

The year, 1835. The setting, the Florida territory on the eve of the Second Seminole War. Tensions between the region’s native inhabitants and an...

If Endurance, Survival Are the Measures, Black...

When I was a girl back in the '60s, I was fixated on clothes, boys, soul music and superheroes. I had misplaced anger, too....

10 Slave Codes That Were Designed to...

Slaves codes, state laws that placed harsh restrictions on enslaved Africans' already limited freedoms, gave white owners absolute power. The purpose of slave codes...

23andMe Scientists Hope to Use DNA Testing...

A Mountain View, California, personal genomics and biotechnology company has announced that it will conduct a study to help African-Americans better understand where they...

6 Common Misconceptions About the Enslavement of...

While the history of slavery has been the subject of countless books, movies and television shows, there is far more to explore. For instance,...

7 Major Corporations You Never Knew Profited...

The enslavement of African people in the Americas by the nations of Western Europe created the economic engine that funded modern capitalism. So,...

Rush Limbaugh Compares Obama Mentioning Slavery to...

  On Tuesday's edition of "The Rush Limbaugh Show," host Rush Limbaugh demands that the Obamas stop talking and forget about the horrors of slavery...

9 Celebs, World Leaders Whose Families Owned...

A rule of thumb is: where there is old money, you will find some connection to slavery. So of course it wasn’t hard to...

6 Countries That Grew Filthy Rich From...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SktC7VwHmJs&feature=youtu.be Slavery transformed America and European nations into an economic superpowers. American alone stole over $100 trillion worth of of forced labor. Here are 6...

Equal Justice Initiative Founder Beautifully Explains Why...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SWpW8NIB4zM On Monday's edition of CBS This Morning, attorney and director/founder of the Equal Justice Initiative Bryan Stevenson breaks down the history behind the perceived...

5 Black Uprisings Against European and Arab...

https://youtu.be/XOGA7TN78nY While history books teach about a few slave uprisings (Nat Turner's Rebellion, Amistad, Haitian Revolution, etc), they largely overlook the struggle against European and...

7 Abominable Acts That Happened on Sex...

While it is well known that slave owners routinely raped enslaved Africans, the actual extent of these atrocities is rarely discussed. This list highlights...

Watch How Freedom Fighter Gaspar Yanga Help...

Heroes Of Color - Episode 2 from Heredia Designs, LLC on Vimeo. Animator, educator and entrepreneur David Heredia has released the latest episode of his...

Watch What Happens as White Racist Verbally...

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L31tC7N1EWA A pair of actors representing the YouTube channel Trollstation conducted a social experiment in Liverpool, England over a week ago to prove that locals...

Virginia Senator Wants to Hide Slavery’s Bad...

A Virginia lawmaker sought to sweep slavery under the rug by not allowing an AP English class to read critically acclaimed author Toni Morrison's...

These Tech Companies Were Exposed For Selling...

For more than 80 years U.S. companies have exploited a loophole in the ban on importing products made with slave labor. Take a look...