History

Lies About Slavery and the American Breeding Farms

Excerpted from Birthing a Slave: Motherhood and Medicine in the Antebellum South by Marie Jenkins Schwartz. Published by Harvard University Press....

Jun 8 · >

When America Truly Lost Its Way

You can certainly make the case that America lost its way many times throughout its history and I won’t...

Jun 2 · >

He Got Busy!: The Legacy of the Arsenio Hall Show

    It was 25 years ago. On May 21, 1994, the Arsenio Hall Show aired its final episode....

May 21 · >

The Mulford Act: When Ronald Reagan, Republicans, and Democrats Got Together To Take Black People’s Guns.

The NRA got a piece of this action too! All of them joined forces in California to repeal a...

May 14 · >

America’s Breeding Farms: What History Books Never Told You

In 1808, America banned the import of slaves from Africa and the West Indies. The impact on actual slavery...

May 14 · >

50 Powerful Pictures From Black History That Speak For Themselves | BuzzFeed

"Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by...

Mar 20 · >

Capturing Black Bottom, a Detroit Neighborhood Lost to Urban Renewal | CityLab

“Black Bottom Street View,” now exhibiting at the Detroit Public Library, thoughtfully displays old images of the historic African...

Mar 19 · >

The Mass Graves Of Tulsa (Video) | The Oklahoma Eagle

Fred Jones, By Ranjani Chakraborty (Vox), The Oklahoma Eagle Nearly 100 years ago, Tulsa, Oklahoma’s “Black Wall Street” was...

Mar 18 · >

Remembering Bayard Rustin 50 Years After the Stonewall Uprising | NYU Local

“We need in every community a group of angelic troublemakers.”

Feb 25 · >