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A Florida student at Fleming Island high school was recently suspended and transferred to an alternative school after the Clay County school district confirmed that the teen posting a racist Craigslist ad about two of his classmates being slaves for ...
R.L. Schreadley recently defended the flags, statues, monuments and songs related to the civil war and to the antebellum south on The Post and Courier's ...
After renaming the Mulledy and McSherry buildings at Georgetown University temporarily to Freedom Hall and Remembrance Hall, Georgetown University will give preference in admissions to the descendants of slaves owned by the Maryland Jesuits as part ...
Letter writer Cal Fink said it's time writers stop trying to lay a guilt trip on white people since slavery ended over 150 years ago.
A Florida student who posted a Craigslist ad titled "Two slaves for sale" with a photo of two high school students will be suspended for 10 days, school administrators said.
(CNN) A high school student in Florida has been suspended after taking a photo of two female classmates without their knowledge and posting it as an ad on Craigslist with the title: "two slaves for sale." The ad posted Wednesday referred to the high ...
New Delhi: Countering Centre's contention that linking of Permanent Account Number (PAN) with Aadhaar was needed to curb the practice of tax evasion, the activists opposing Aadhaar told the Supreme Court on Thursday that making it compulsory was ...
HAMPTON - Join the Hampton Historical Society (HHS) on Saturday, May 13, for a walking tour that will focus on the enslaved and free black people who made important contributions to early Hampton.
"The View" co-host Joy Behar added to the debate over the ruling against President Trump on sanctuary cities by comparing illegal aliens to slaves seeking the "underground railroad," Jews hidden from Nazis during the holocaust, and then insulted first ...
That's what one woman posted on her facebook page after attaching a photo of an apparent Craigslist ad featuring two African American students with the ...
Arapoema, Brazil (CNN) -- In this small town on the edge of Brazil's somewhat lawless agricultural frontier, streets turn to mud under tropical rains and laundry hangs limp in front of cement-box houses.
In 1838, the Maryland Jesuits sold 272 people, slaves, to pay the debts of Georgetown University. We talk with the descendants about what - if anything - they're ...
The religious right is all too willing to make birth control less available, abortion less available or outright banned, all to make sure the precious baby is born.
Elisabeth Dolson, owner of the Santa Eufrasia former slave plantation in Brazil, runs a business giving visitors private tours around her premises.
The Saamaka, descendants of runaway slaves who fought for and won their freedom 200 years ago, were relocated from their villages 60 years ago as the reservoir for Alcoa's dam flooded the land.
The University of South Carolina will erect two markers that acknowledge the role slaves played in building the historic 216-year-old campus.
In the United States, fewer African-Americans are able to get the recommended six to nine hours of sleep per night than people in any other racial group, and what's more, when African-Americans do get to sleep, less of that sleep is spent in the ...
"With home visits as part of their responsibility, health visitors are well-placed to see what goes on behind closed doors and spot the signs of someone living in domestic slavery," said the institute. "Many victims are not permitted to leave the house ...
When Alcoa arrived to mine Suriname in 1964, it pushed the slave-descended Saamaka off their land. As the Pittsburgh icon prepares to leave the country, the ...
Bearing several veterans memorial plaques, the lobby walls of Brookline Town Hall serve as a tribute to the community's many veterans, and as a testament to the town's history.
When we study racial inequality, we tend to consider factors that affect people while they are awake. Differential access to safe neighborhoods with good schools, decent jobs and unbalanced treatment by police and the courts surely have much to do with ...
Descendants of the 272 enslaved sold by Georgetown University in 1838, participate Tuesday in a Liturgy of Remembrance, Contrition and Hope on the campus ...
New plaques recognizing the role of slaves in the University of South Carolina's beginnings are coming soon to the school's historic Horseshoe.
New plaques recognizing the role of slaves in the University of South Carolina's beginnings are coming soon to the school's historic Horseshoe.
The incident allegedly occurred in January. The children's parents said during a board meeting in February that the teacher referred to the two students as "slave No.
Stepping on the Graves of slaves: The Apathy Toward Black Americans' Burial Sites. Grave marker at the daughters of Zion Cemetery in Charlottesville, VA.
I recently had a DNA test to help trace my ancestry, and the result surprised me. The larger story might shed light on one of the grimmest and most forgotten horrors of European history, an era of brutal slave trading.
The two new Town of Danby Historians, Annie Barr and Alex Pheifer, asked me about slavery in their town. Slavery in New York ended in 1827 with the caveat that young persons not be freed to go out on their own until women reached the age of 21, and ...
"Today the Society of Jesus, who helped to establish Georgetown University and whose leaders enslaved and mercilessly sold your ancestors, stand before you ...
Last week's episode was the ultimate standalone, but now we're back to the stress that comes from knowing all these plans are going to end in disaster.
If you thought slavery, which Britain abolished over 180 years ago, was restricted to a dismal passage of inhuman history, then think again.
Two buildings on Georgetown's campus were renamed Tuesday in an effort to acknowledge the university's history of slavery.
When Brookline's Barbara Brown learned that the names of slaves were included on the Battle of Lexington plaque, she rushed to Town Hall to see for herself.
Pinkster was repurposed by Albany's slaves from a 17th-century Dutch religious observance known as Pinksteren, or Pentecost.
Georgetown University is set to rename two buildings on campus in honor of people who were sold as slaves in Maryland in 1838. The renaming of the buildings ...
The SLS Hotel in Miami Beach terminated Haitian employees based on their race and skin color, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday by the U.S.
Timothy Kesicki, president of the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States, began the morning service offering reconciliation to the descendants of 272 women, men, and children sold into slavery to pay off school debts and keep the school ...
A new research project is cataloging Information Wanted ads that freed slaves places in newspapers to find loved ones.
WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - Few of us can trace our ancestors back seven generations, especially if those ancestors were enslaved. But Jessica Tilson can, and she knows their story is one of pain and betrayal by the very people her great, great, great ...
Balochs will never become India's slaves: Balochistan CM. By PTI | Updated: Apr 17, 2017, 06.21 PM IST. Post a Comment.
Korean sex slaves, forced into prostitution at Japanese military brothels during World War II, have suffered long from various mental health problems amid inadequate treatment, and that ultimately affected their children, too, experts said Friday.
Easter Rock, an Easter eve ritual that pre-dates the civil war, was developed among enslaved Africans who combined African traditions with Baptist traditions ...
Georgetown University is set to rename two buildings on campus in honor of people who were sold as slaves in Maryland in 1838.
Lisa Kristine hopes to promote awareness of modern slavery through her photography, which is currently on display at UNO's Criss Library and Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center.
"Some of our people are ashamed of the fact that their families were 'slaves,' " said Aiyetoro, who prefers the term "enslaved Africans.
As political tension escalates ahead of a critical referendum on Sunday on a switch to an executive presidency, a worker at the Istanbul Municipality said if the constitutional amendments are approved, naysayers' wives and daughters will be halal, or ...
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A Staten Island Ferry boat will be named for the historic Sandy Ground community settled by freed slaves in Rossville. Mayor Bill de Blasio made the announcement at a town hall in West Brighton on Thursday night. Councilwoman ...
African migrants trying to reach Europe by way of Libya are being auctioned off in car parks, garages, and as well as public squares, in what staff at the International Organization For Migration (IOM) has described as "slave markets.
A vineyard during the off season in San Giorgio Ionico, Italy. The death of a worker at a vineyard in southern Italy led to an investigation of what has been termed ...
And perhaps nothing better ecompasses those qualities than last March's 2,500-word page-one dispatch, "To Maintain Supply of Sex slaves, ISIS Pushes Birth Control." It's the story of the lengths ISIS took to theologically justify their enslavement and ...


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