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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.

Rep. Jeffries dissected the history of Africans in America and the Black experience in the United States.

Georgetown University announced a plan to amend for its slave holding past. But will the offer of preferential admission benefit the slaves' descendants?

A teacher is in trouble over having her only Black student play a slave in an Underground Railroad game. School officials said the game was unauthorized.

Richard Spencer, president of The National Policy Institute and founder of the Radix Journal, and a self-described identitarian who supports White supremacist views, joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to share why White voters are so angry. Spencer told Martin that Donald Trump “brings an existential quality to the presidential campaign that wasn’t there before.”   When Martin challenged […]

Georgetown University officials are brainstorming how to make amends for its 19th century mass sale of slaves. This is part of a racial injustice initiative.

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 more years before full emancipation […]

The West Coast rapper – best known for his debut album Doggystyle and for smoking weed in public – urged viewers not to support projects in which Black people are mistreated, courtesy of a profanity-laced Instagram video.

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 […]

Jonna Ivin, Founder of STIR Journal, explains why poor White voters are chanting 'Trump, Trump Trump' in a new article.

Georgetown University sold 272 slaves to rescue the school during a financial crisis. Many are now asking if the university should compensate the slaves' descendants.

Harvard University's president acknowledges the school's complicity in slavery. She will unveil a plaque honoring four slaves who lived and worked on the campus.