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$10 Million Donated to Restore Thomas Jefferson's Slave Estate
One-time slave quarters will be restored at former U.S. President Thomas Jefferson’s home with the ...


This Day in Black History: Jan. 1, 1808
Trans-Atlantic slave trade was banned in the United States on Jan. 1, 1808....


To Rename or Not? Institutions Reconsider Honors for Racists
The massacre at a predominantly black South Carolina church has institutions from Alaska to Connect...


Monument to Honor King Planned for Georgia's Stone Mountain
Planning is under way to place a Liberty Bell replica atop Stone Mountain near Atlanta as a memoria...


Commentary: Al Sharpton Is Right to Challenge Bill De Blasio
The NYC mayor is under fire for his response to recent cases of police brutality....


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...


Smithsonian Presents Exhibit Highlighting Thomas Jefferson’s Slave Ownership
Smithsonian is offering a glimpse into Black history with a new exhibit that explores Thomas Jeffer...


This Day in Black History: Sept. 24, 1957
President Dwight D. Eisenhower orders federal troops to escort nine Black students, nicknamed the "...


Artie Lange Banned at ESPN After Slavery Sex Tweets
Obnoxious comedian aimed messages at personality Cari Champion....


Ferguson Protesters Stall Opening of Missouri Senate Session
Demonstrators say they are just getting started....


Commentary: What Obama Faces in His Second Term
Second terms have not always been kind to presidents, but Obama’s focus on a few key elements might...


Little Rock 9 Member Jefferson Thomas Dies
Little Rock 9 member Jefferson Thomas dies in Ohio....


Life since Katrina: 3 stories of survival
Life since Katrina: 3 stories of survival...


BET Exclusive: First Look at Red Hook Summer
Director Spike Lee returns to his hometown of Brooklyn for his latest joint....


Rare Anti-Slavery Booklet Acquired by U.Va.
The University of Virginia has acquired a rare first edition of an 1829 anti-slavery manifesto that...


Will New Yorkers Elect a Barron Endorsed by a Duke?
Charles Barron's endorsement from KKK leader David Duke has Democrats scrambling to defeat him....


Transcript: San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro's Democratic National Convention Address
San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro took swipes at GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney in his keynote ...


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


DA: Missed Chances to Shut Philly Clinic Abounded
PHILADELPHIA – Regulators ignored report after report of horrific conditions at a squalid abo...

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