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Dr. James Marion Sims Statue Removed For Turbulent History With Black Women

The gynecologist operated on enslaved black women without anesthesia in the 19th century.

News

New Michigan State University Database Will Allow People To Research Records On Slavery

African-Americans will now have a new online data archive to help them find out more about their ancestry titled: “Enslaved: The People of the Historic Slave…

News

Wisconsin Teacher Reportedly Asks Students To List “3 Good Reasons For Slavery”

The assignment was intended to "spark debate in English class."

News

Reports Claim Slave Auctions Are Being Held In Libya

The auctions took place in nine areas outside of Tripoli in the North African country.

News

New Jersey School Apologizes For Slavery Auction Assignment To Students

One poster depicted a black girl as an enslaved "fine housegirl" and another as “wanted dead or alive.”

Features

Black Resistance: A Look At The 1831 Slave Rebellion, As Told By Nat Turner

Turner was only 30 years old when he led the Virginia revolt.

Features

‘Underground’ Tells The Gripping Stories Of American Slavery & The Abolitionists

WGN is set to debut a provocative new drama about America's ugly slavery period.

National

A Texas Mother Calls Out A Geography Textbook Publisher For Referring To Slaves As “Workers”

A Texas mother called out a high school textbook company for referring to slaves as "workers."

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African American Family Records From Slavery Era Will Be Available Online For Free

Prepare to fill in those missing branches on your family tree.

Movies & TV

‘Roots’ Remake Coming To TV Courtesy Of The History Channel

Fresh off the success of Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave, The History Channel believes that the 1977 miniseries needs a fresh start for a…

Movies & TV

Watch: New ’12 Years A Slave’ Featurette Helps To Build Oscar Buzz

12 Years a Slave has made itself known as a bonafide hit, as witnessed at the Telluride Film Festival over the Labor Day weekend. Now,…
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