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Lesser-Known Underground Railroad Highlighted

During their June 20-24 meeting, the National Underground Railroad Conference hopes to reveal an unspoken…

Sixth-Grader Strives to Honor Slave with Commemorative Stamp

An eager crowd of parents and children filed into the atrium of the National Postal…

Tarantino Finishes Slave Film

We've been told not to judge a book by its cover, but what about a…

Questions of U.S. Slavery Museum Loom

In 1992, the then governor of Virginia, L. Douglas Wilder, announced plans for a Slavery…

Should President Obama Acknowledge White House Slaves?

Two years ago, Congress acknowledged the work and legacy of slaves in building the United…

13th Amendment On Display

We are now upon February, the month during which histories of Black individuals and collectives…

‘To My Old Master’ Goes Viral

In a world where Youtube clips and breaking news is constantly going viral, it’s rare…

SURPRISE! Jefferson Only Freed Nine of his 600 Slaves, New Exhibit

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thomas Jefferson wrote “all men are created equal” to declare U.S. independence…