slavery

Many people have been calling for Adidas to drop Kanye from his contract after he made some pretty ignorant statements about slavery and is being a “choice.” Well Adidas has responded and the CEO, Kasper Rosted says “We neither comment or speculate on every single comment that our external creators are making.” The company has […]

Adidas CEO Kasper Rorsted distanced himself from comments about slavery by Kanye West but said the company has not discussed dropping the rapper. West designs the Yeezy models that Adidas only offers in limited runs. Related Stories: #IfSlaveryWereAChoice Shows Kanye West Why He’s Actually The Opposite Of A ‘Free Thinker’ Kanye West Says His Album […]

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With photos of Harriet Tubman being few and far between, when a rare new photo of her surfaced it was a huge deal. While most photos depict Tubman as an elderly woman, a newly unearthed picture shows a much younger Tubman and was quickly acquired by the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History […]

The NBA imposed the fine Monday after using the n-word in an interview on Friday.

A new study finds that the counties or areas of the country where slavery was most prevalent today vote Republican and continue to have the least progressive views on race.

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.

NBC News Los Angeles reports the Los Angeles United School District is investigating a teacher who gave a word problem to 7-year-olds that featured slaves, cotton picking, “masters,” the "missus," and the “Big House.”

Harriet Jacobs was a former slave who penned an autobiography detailing her escape from an oppressive master who made sexual advances towards her. Jacobs became a darling of the anti-slavery movement with the publication of her book, Incidents In The Life Of A Slave Girl, helping other slaves by way of her celebrity. Jacobs was born […]

Yale University announced that John C. Calhoun College will be renamed after computer scientist Grace Murray Hopper.

Lynneice Washington has made history as the first African-American woman to become a District Attorney in the state of Alabama.

Willie Morgan, who hails from Georgia, grows actual cotton in Harlem to teach children in his neighborhood about slavery.