The Democratic candidate said Wednesday at an event in Philadelphia that he would issue the “necessary and overdue” apology about the horrific system.
A committee at Harvard recommended removing the law school’s official shield over its link to slavery. This comes amid protests and heightened racial tension at Harvard and other universities regarding historic symbols of racism.
Chicago’s Barrington High School has released an apology for the actions of a group of teens who depicted a slave auction during a skit representing the school.
A Texas couple is facing a handful of charges for keeping a Nigerian nanny locked in their home without pay for over two years. The nanny, whose identity has not been revealed, was hired under false pretenses by Sandra and Chudy Nsobundu in September 2013. She was promised $100 every month as salary to clean their Houston area home […]
President Obama has announced plans to visit a mosque for the first time in his presidency.
State Rep. Tommy Benton has come out in favor of two bills that will formally uphold holidays celebrating Confederate members.
Author and Christian Activist Jim Wallis joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss his new book, America’s Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege and the Bridge to a New America.
The announcement comes after Scholastic attempted to defend “A Birthday Cake For George Washington.”
The Freedman’s Bank was established in 1865 to help foment wealth-building for nearly four million newly freed slaves. It closed in 1874.