Slavery

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.”

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

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.

Rep. Jeffries dissected the history of Africans in America and the Black experience in the United States.

A group of Georgetown University's slave descendants objects to the university's compensation plan. They want to work with the school to create a $1 billion foundation.

A teacher is in trouble over having her only Black student play a slave in an Underground Railroad game. School officials said the game was unauthorized.

Richard Spencer, president of The National Policy Institute and founder of the Radix Journal, and a self-described identitarian who supports White supremacist views, joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to share why White voters are so angry. Spencer told Martin that Donald Trump “brings an existential quality to the presidential campaign that wasn’t there before.”   When Martin challenged […]

A Change.org petition was recently launched in an effort to get Williams fired from the ABC show Grey's Anatomy.

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 […]

Georgetown University officials are brainstorming how to make amends for its 19th century mass sale of slaves. This is part of a racial injustice initiative.

Black Independence Day, otherwise known as Juneteenth, has arrived. We’ve compiled a few facts that you may not have known about the celebration of the emancipation of the last slaves in the United States. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on Sept. 22, 1862, but it took nearly three more years before full emancipation […]