‘Angela Site’ Reveals Life for Some Enslaved African-Americans

‘Angela Site’ Reveals Life for Some Enslaved African-Americans

by Shantell E. Jamison

Colonial National Historical Park is more than a landmark. According to NBC, archaeologists say the former settlement in Virginia is the “only known accessible site... Read More

Dear White People: No, It Isn’t OK to ‘Jump the Broom’

Dear White People: No, It Isn’t OK to ‘Jump the Broom’

by Shantell E. Jamison

People of African dissent are some of the most innovative humans on the planet. There isn’t too much that we cannot do, and American... Read More

Slave Food: The Impact of Unhealthy Eating Habits on the Black Community

Slave Food: The Impact of Unhealthy Eating Habits on the Black Community

by Jazz Keyes

African-Americans are a disadvantaged population. This is not up for debate. We have less access to quality education. We are underutilized and undervalued in... Read More

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Legacy of Harriet Tubman Preserved at New Center in Maryland

by Donna Owens

Nearly two centuries after the famous abolitionist Harriet Tubman was born on a Maryland plantation, a new historical site bearing her name has opened to... Read More

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Ben Carson Now Says He Knows the Difference Between Slavery & Immigration

by Britni Danielle

During his first address as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to the agency’s employees, Ben Carson managed to anger many outside of the room... Read More

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Harvard Conference on Slavery Bringing Out Ugly Truths

by #teamEBONY

Harvard University, an institution directly involved in the institution of slavery at its beginnings in the 17th century, is opening up the conversation on... Read More

Mike Pence Acknowledges Abraham Lincoln for Black History Month

Mike Pence Acknowledges Abraham Lincoln for Black History Month

by Shantell E. Jamison

To keep up with the ridiculousness that is the Trump administration, Vice-President Mike Pence took to social media to acknowledge Black History Month by... Read More

At Georgetown, Opening a Door to History, Truth and Engagement

At Georgetown, Opening a Door to History, Truth and Engagement

by Marcia Chatelain

During the peak days of the heat and humidity of August in Washington, D.C, my colleagues and I don our academic regalia to mark... Read More

Georgetown University Attempts to Attone for Role in Slave Trade

Georgetown University Attempts to Attone for Role in Slave Trade

by #teamEBONY

Georgetown University has announced that it will give admissions preference to the descendants of 272 slaves that it sold in an attempt at reconciliation for profiting... Read More

Live Discussion on Georgetown University’s History in the Slave Trade

Live Discussion on Georgetown University’s History in the Slave Trade

by #teamEBONY

Georgetown University announced the release of a report on Thursday that explores the school’s history with the slave trade and seeks to atone from... Read More