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Jefferson's Virginia Estate Highlights Slaves' Stories
New exhibits and a website will showcase histories of the slaves at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello e...


Historians: Thomas Jefferson Did Not Father Children by Hemings
A new book reignites the Jefferson–Hemings paternity debate, and a group of historians claim that T...


Commentary: Strom Thurmond, His Black Daughter and Lessons of Race in the South
The recent death of Essie Washington-Williams, the Black daughter of segregationist Strom Thurmond,...


White Mayor, Black Wife: NYC Shatters an Image
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is the first white politician in U.S. history elected to a major...


Calendar Chronicles Paris’s Black History
The Spirit of Black Paris calendar memorializes notable African-American expatriates from Sally Hem...


Michele Bachmann Is Historically Ridiculous, and Inaccurate
Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann continues to inaccurately laud all the founding fathers for...