Bronx Teacher Steps on Backs of Black Students in Slavery ‘Lesson’

Bronx Teacher Steps on Backs of Black Students in Slavery ‘Lesson’

by Zahara Hill   Feb 02, 2018

A Bronx instructor was temporarily removed from the classroom after employing cruel and extreme methods to teach a lesson on slavery. About two weeks ago,... Read More

Amazon Faces Backlash After ‘Slavery Gets S**t Done’ Shirts Sold on Site

Amazon Faces Backlash After ‘Slavery Gets S**t Done’ Shirts Sold on Site

by Zahara Hill   Jan 23, 2018

Amazon shoppers are considering retracting their patronage from the mass retailer after learning the website sold products containing messages which condoned slavery. One of... Read More

Education Gap Grows Between Rich and Poor

4th Grade Homework Assignment Asking ‘3 Good Reasons for Slavery’ Goes Viral

by Jessica Bennett   Jan 11, 2018

The concerned mother of a Milwaukee fourth grader is doing all she can to call out the teacher who asked their class to give... Read More

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

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

by Shantell E. Jamison   Dec 06, 2017

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   Sep 18, 2017

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   Mar 29, 2017

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

Harriet Tubman

Legacy of Harriet Tubman Preserved at New Center in Maryland

by Donna Owens   Mar 14, 2017

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   Mar 07, 2017

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

Harvard

Harvard Conference on Slavery Bringing Out Ugly Truths

by #teamEBONY   Mar 03, 2017

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   Feb 02, 2017

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