Tagged With Slavery

GOP Sen. Tom Cotton called slavery a 'necessary evil' in an attack on a New York Times project exploring America's history of racism


Trump defends people who 'love' the Confederate flag and says they're 'not thinking about slavery'


Reparations for slavery are back on the table. Here's how likely it is lawmakers take action on them and what it could mean.



'Our society is evolving': What historians and activists are saying about the movement to remove statues


Four men were charged for trying to tear down a statue of President Andrew Jackson near the White House


Melania Trump commemorates the end of slavery from a gilded White House room while the president tweets threats at protesters



Trump falsely claims he made Juneteenth, a holiday marking the end of slavery, 'very famous'


Atlanta megachurch pastor apologizes for saying that people might find 'white blessing' more palatable than 'white privilege'


BET founder Robert Johnson, America's first black billionaire, calls for $14 trillion in reparations to 'bring the descendants of slaves into equality with this nation'


Joe Biden says white people 'can never fully understand' racism during visit to black church


Southern plantation tours are focusing more on the horrors of slavery, and some visitors are mad


15 American landmarks that were built by slaves



2020 Democrats discuss race in often stark terms during night one of the primary debate in Detroit


Mitch McConnell says he and Obama are 'both are the descendants of slave owners' after report showed his family owned slaves


Mitch McConnell, a vocal opponent of reparations, is a descendant of a family that owned slaves


Nike faces backlash on social media after pulling US flag shoe design days before the Fourth of July



Ta-Nehisi Coates ripped into Mitch McConnell during congressional testimony where he made the case for reparations for the descendants of slaves


Thousands of North Korean women are being forced into sexual slavery in China, rights group says


Ancestry.com apologised for a commercial featuring what appears to be an enslaved black woman running away with a white man


11 facts you learned about US history that are false