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Reconstruction 2.0: We’ve Been Here Before, So We Know How to Fight

by LaSha

When I was in the 11th grade, I had a U.S. History teacher whom I adored. One of my favorite assignments from that course... Read More

Scott first black senator elected in South since Reconstruction

Tim Scott, First Elected Black Senator in the South Since Reconstruction

by #teamEBONY

South Carolina's Tim Scott on Tuesday became the first African-American senator to win election in the South since Reconstruction. The Palmetto State Republican was... Read More

Artist Kara Walker

Newark Library Displays Slave Having Sex With White Man

by The Grio

A library that covered up a drawing of a Black female slave having sex with a White man after workers found it inappropriate is... Read More

Houston, in lithograph (He Was a Friend to All, W.&M., Savannah, Ga., 1890)

The Truth Behind “40 Acres and a Mule”

by The Root

We've all heard the story of the "40 acres and a mule" promise to former slaves. It's a staple of black history lessons, and... Read More

Congressman Tim Scott to Become First Black Senator from the South Since Reconstruction

Congressman Tim Scott to Become First Black Senator from the South Since Reconstruction

by #teamEBONY

Governor Nikki Haley of South Carolina announced she will tap Congressman Tim Scott for South Carolina’s vacant Senate seat. Rep. Scott’s appointment will make him... Read More