civil war

Wait, Trump Doesn’t Know Why the U.S. Had a Civil War? Uh, Slavery

Just when I think Donald Trump can’t possibly put his foot further into his mouth, the president’s latest comments…

How the North distorts Civil War history

The North Changes Civil War History Too

In the antebellum years, there was nothing resembling an anti-slavery consensus in the North. America’s…

Roof Planned Shooting for Months

On Thursday night, newly published interviews with those who knew alleged Charleston shooter Dylann Roof…

Keep Harriet Tubman – and all women – off the $20 bill

Why Harriet Tubman on the $20 Might Not be the Best Idea

On one hand, replacing the face of Andrew Jackson – a man whose wealth was…

Catherine Samba-Panza

Catherine Samba-Panza New Leader of Central African Republic

Cheers broke out in the National Assembly building here on Monday as representatives chose the…

Images of Black Soldiers Used for Propaganda

Black people endured insulting caricatures and cartoons in the mainstream American press, advertisements, comics, and…

Artist Kara Walker

Newark Library Displays Slave Having Sex With White Man

A library that covered up a drawing of a Black female slave having sex with…

African-Americans in medicine during Civil War

Exhibit to Explore History of African-Americans in Medicine During Civil War

Some may not know how much of a part African-Americans played in the Civil War,…

Congo

Congo a ‘Hotbed’ for Human Rights Violations

In Congo’s two decades of war with the M23 rebels, civilians have been the greatest…

Rev.Fred Luter Jr.

Southern Baptist to Elect First Black President

With no challengers for the position, Rev. Fred Luter Jr. prepares to become the first…