A monument honoring the abolition of slavery was dedicated in Richmond, Virginia, just two miles from where a hulking statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee once prominently stood.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Three people have been indicted in a multi-state conspiracy involving the forced labor of Mexican agricultural immigrants, …
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Three people have been indicted in a multi-state conspiracy involving the forced labor of Mexican agricultural immigrants, federal authorities announced Wednesday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A debate over teaching the role of racism in American history will be highlighted Wednesday as a committee weighs two bills before Ohio legislators that would prohibit such instruction.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin workers reinstalled two statues Tuesday on the state Capitol grounds that protesters ripped down during a demonstration last year in the wake of George Floyd's death.
U.S. envoy John Kerry’s diplomatic quest to stave off the worst scenarios of global warming is meeting resistance from China, the world's biggest climate polluter, which is adamant that the United States ease confrontation over other matters if it wants Beijing to speed up its climate efforts.
NEW YORK (AP) — TV actor Allison Mack, who played a key role in the cultlike group NXIVM, has surrendered to a California prison to serve her sentence in a New York case against the group’s spiritual leader.
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The great contradiction of Boston’s Old North Church is that a site pivotal to the freedom of the nation is the same place where slave owners …
His colorful past is perhaps best illustrated by the number of nicknames UK tabloids have come up with over the years, from "Randy Andy" to "Airmiles Andy."
It seems several readers were prompted to raise critical questions about last week’s column. I received emails that offered Frederick Douglass…
WASHINGTON — Republicans’ hissy fit over critical race theory is nothing more than an attempt to rally the party’s overwhelmingly white base b…
I wonder why we have picked June 19th to celebrate the end on institutionalized slavery in the United States.
Nearly 4,000 people attended Winston-Salem’s Juneteenth Festival Saturday in Bailey Park and the Biotech Place in the city’s Innovation Quarter.
As the U.S. readies for the addition of Juneteenth, or June 19, as a new federal holiday, activist Opal Lee has much to celebrate.
The Senate has unanimously passed a bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday, to commemorate the end of slavery in the US.
Wake Forest announced earlier this month that the new name — May 7, 1860 Hall — would commemorate the date of the sale of 16 slaves bequeathed to the school a century ago.
Wingate University learned that it is named for the former Wake Forest president and slaveowner whose name will be removed from a Wake Forest building.
Wingate Hall will become May 7, 1860 Hall to recognize the date when Wake Forest sold 16 enslaved persons to benefit the school.