Slavery

E! has released a preview of Sunday’s upcoming episode of its popular show, Keeping Up With The Kardashians, and from the looks of things, Kim Kardashian finally tries to tackle one of many elephants in the family’s guest room after her husband Kanye West’s summer press tour. During the run-up to the release of his new […]

NFL cornerback Richard Sherman, never known to hold his tongue, said Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has an “old plantation mentality” in demanding that his players stand for the national anthem. Last week, Jones said his Cowboys will not be allowed to stay in the locker room during the anthem, and must be on the field for the […]

Black Independence Day is here. Black Independence Day, otherwise known as Juneteenth, has arrived. We’ve compiled a few facts that you may not have known about the celebration of the emancipation of the last slaves in the United States. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on Sept. 22, 1862, but it took nearly three […]

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

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A group of U.N. experts issued a report urging the U.S. to give some form of reparations to African-Americans. The legacy of unresolved racial inequality continues to harm the nation's Black community.

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 […]

NBA star Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors claimed a major victory on Monday evening that secured their spot in the 2016 NBA Finals. Curry, who garnered the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award twice, led his team with 36 points, eight assists, and five rebounds to a 93-86 win. “Steph is gonna Steph,” Warriors center […]

Protests at Georgetown University have prompted officials to rename two buildings named for school presidents "who organized the sale of Jesuit-owned slaves to help pay off campus debt in the 1830s."

NewsOne’s PolitickerOne blog tackles some of the most important topics in politics: Election 2016, moves by the Obama administration, voting rights, lawmaking, and the way that elected officials represent our communities. Three times a week, we will go beyond the mainstream media’s “pack” coverage of politics to highlight the underreported aspects of how politics and policy […]

McGraw-Hill CEO David Levin believes his company has done more than enough to fix the erasure of slavery from their textbooks.

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A California mom was outraged to find a Playmobil Pirate Ship came complete with a figurine resembling an African-American slave and instructions to place it in a neck shackle.

Jan Mickelson, the conservative talk show host, announced a plan to force undocumented immigrants to become "property of the state."