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City of Charleston Apologizes for Role in Slavery

by Teddy Grant   Jun 21, 2018

The South Carolina city of Charleston has officially apologized for its role in slavery. In a 7-5 vote, the Charleston City Council approved a... Read More

Cudjoe Lewis, Zora Neale Hurston, last slave ship

Survivor of the Last Slave Ship Spoke to Zora Neale Hurston in 1930, Interview Finally Revealed

by Teddy Grant   May 10, 2018

Sixty years after slavery was abolished, author and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston found the last surviving prisoner of the last slave ship that brought... Read More

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Jamie Foxx Defends Kanye, Says TMZ Put Him on Display (VIDEO)

by Christina Santi   May 04, 2018

Rapper Kanye West has been getting a lot of backlash from celebrities and fans alike for his comments on slavery. While on TMZ Live on Tuesday,... Read More

‘Dear White People’ Cast Reacts to Kanye’s Slavery Remark

‘Dear White People’ Cast Reacts to Kanye’s Slavery Remark

by Christina Santi   May 03, 2018

EBONY caught up with the cast of Dear White People on the red carpet while attending the Season Two screening premiere of their Netflix series held... Read More

Kanye West’s Artist Says He Has a Point with ‘Hurtful’ Slavery Comments (VIDEO)

Kanye West’s Artist Says He Has a Point with ‘Hurtful’ Slavery Comments (VIDEO)

by Christina Santi   May 03, 2018

Kanye West’s longtime friend and G.O.O.D. Music affiliate Malik Yusef shared his view on ‘Ye’s slavery comments in a video posted by TMZ today (May... Read More

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Young Dolph Calls out Major Labels in ‘Slave Owner’ Video

by Christina Santi   May 03, 2018

Rapper Young Dolph compares record labels to slave owners in his Slave Owner visual. Amid the controversy surrounding Kanye West’s comments about slavery being a choice, the... Read More

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Kanye West Says Slavery Was a Choice (VIDEO)

by Teddy Grant   May 01, 2018

Kanye West believes that slavery was a choice. The rapper stopped by the TMZ newsroom on Tuesday morning and made the controversial remarks, also talking... Read More

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Oprah Reads Slave Papers on Bad Days to Help Change Her Attitude

by Christina Santi   Mar 09, 2018

Oprah Winfrey appeared as the first guest on Gwyneth Paltrow’s The Goop Podcast. The billionaire media magnate and the actress have a candid conversation... Read More

In New Documentary, VICE Explores Modern-Day Slavery in the South

In New Documentary, VICE Explores Modern-Day Slavery in the South

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 28, 2018

We can vote, travel to certain parts of the country that we once could not and have opportunities like every other American citizen. But... Read More

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