A Kennesaw, Ga., mother is demanding answers after a white student called her son a slave during the school’s Civil War Day last month.
Two South Carolina representatives hope to put the whole Confederate-monument controversy to rest—by memorializing the enslaved black people forced to fight for the Confederacy.
When you try to be better about racism but decide you’re not really about that life: an American story.
On Tuesday, the city of Philadelphia will resurrect the memory of one of its most influential citizens, Octavius Catto, a civil rights activist whose work was instrumental in getting black men the right to vote in 1870, and who helped desegregate the city’s transportation system.
She found a photo of her great-grandmother in the records of a historic plantation house in Georgia, but little information about her life under slavery.
What do you feel when you see the Confederate American flag? For some, it’s a patriotic symbol of their southern American heritage. For many others, though, the Confederate flag is a painful reminder that America’s is a legacy steeped in the blood, pain, and misery of black slaves and their still-living descendants.
Getting students to pay attention in class isn’t always an easy task. So nowadays, you’ll find teachers trying to reach kids by incorporating things they can relate to, like Migos.
Harriet Tubman is having a moment. Right now she is the “it” girl of history.
A Canadian resident tries to confirm the origins of his wife’s ancestors, who reportedly traveled the Underground Railroad.
Islamic extremists reportedly rejoiced after learning of Donald Trump's stunning presidential victory and are hoping that the president-elect's "reckless actions" will "lead to a civil war," USA Today reports.