Slavery

North Cobb County High School is currently under investigation after racist comments allegedly made by a student went viral on social media. A spokesperson for the school said the racially-charged social media post was brought to the attention of officials at the school. Police confirmed the person involved was a student but wouldn’t comment on […]

An investigation is underway within the Los Angeles Unified School District after a math homework assignment for second graders used slavery as its setting during Black History Month.

Richard Spencer, president of The National Policy Institute and founder of the Radix Journal, and a self-described identitarian who supports White supremacist views, joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to share why White voters are so angry. Spencer told Martin that Donald Trump “brings an existential quality to the presidential campaign that wasn’t there before.”   When Martin challenged […]

A Change.org petition was recently launched in an effort to get Williams fired from the ABC show Grey's Anatomy.

The Baltimore Police Union is calling on state’s attorney Marilyn Mosby to throw out all charges against the officers involved in the Freddie Gray case. This comes after one of the six officers, Caesar Goodson Jr., was acquitted of all charges placed against him on Thursday. This is the second time that Mosby’s team has failed […]

Less than ideal working conditions have long plagued many countries around the world.

The Cincinnati Public Library is celebrating Black History Month. The Library tells the story of free blacks during slavery. This exclusive learning opportunity is FREE. Make it a family affair. See below for dates and locations. John Mercer Langston and Ohio Black Conventions FREE February 28, 2 p.m., Third Floor Program Space Educated in Cincinnati […]

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, is a holiday of notable significance for many African Americans. June 19, 1865, highlights the abolition…

The historic Bradshaw Cemetery in Houston, Texas was bulldozed without its owners consent and now the family is searching for answers. Bradshaw, a cemetery dating back to…

Martin Bashir, left his MSNBC show after railing against Sarah Palin for her ignorant comment that compared the national debt to slavery. Check out what…

With the critical and box office of success of “Django Unchained” and “12 Years A Slave,” cable television has officially jumped on the slave movie…

Amidst continued criticism over the lack of Black representation in their casting–particularly African-American women–Saturday Night Live continues to chug along with their brand of race-based…