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“Their pain is still here. It burns in the soul of every person of African descent in the United States,” said a descendant of one of the 272 people the university sold in 1838.
“Harriet Tubman is a true Maryland treasure and who remains relevant to this very day.”
The new HUD secretary described enslaved men and women as immigrants.
The move prompted a Fox News personality to quit his position at the university.
"From the outset, slavery was intertwined with the life of the college," writes a Columbia University history professor.
South Carolina resident Donella Wilson has voted in every national and local election since 1948.
DiversityInc talks with Northrop Grumman’s Evers-Manly about her quest to fund films with positive images of Blacks, like Satie Gossett’s buzzworthy film on slavery “Forgiveness.”
Along with analyzing the state of the criminal justice system, the documentary takes a look at what "Make America Great Again" really means.
Student activism has led to Georgetown University taking steps to rectify its historic ties to the enslavement of African Americans.
"The smog created by that history of racial inequality continues to compromise our health."
In his need to correct First Lady Michelle Obama, Bill O’Reilly said some slaves “were well-fed and had decent lodgings.”
GOP in state legislature still can't let go.
A university official told DiversityInc Donovan Livingston “shared an important and urgent message in a powerful way.”
A Stanford University study shows "racially-threatened whites motivated to restore the symbolic status of whites in America." " surprising if you think of the Tea Party as a sort of historical bridge to the Trump candidacy," said a Stanford professor.
Tubman to replace former President Andrew Jackson as the featured image of the $20 bill; some say it’s a bad idea.
The movement Royall Must Fall helped put the wheels in motion.
There's now outrage in Virginia over an educational video on inequality that has been shown nationally for years.
“Douglass, I think, would have championed the use of cell-phone photography as a tool for social reform,” Harvard Professor John Stauffer told DiversityInc.
Under pressure, the publishing giant ditches published children’s book about George Washington’s enslaved cook.
Petition gets more than 9,000 signatures to change name of Yale’s Calhoun College due to “legacy of racism and blood.”
A California mother finds a "racist" figurine of a former slave when assembling toy set.
A lack of diversity in reviewers causes backlash for publishing company.