Thomas Craemer, University of Connecticut The cost of slavery and its legacy of systemic racism to generations of Black Americans has been clear over the past year – seen in both the racial disparities of the pandemic and widespread protests over police brutality.
The discussion of payments from the federal government comes as the administration focuses on racial equity. Errin Haines Originally published by The 19th
Worst Movie Ever Made…? Every time Gone With The Wind fills the screen with its dishonest portrait of the Old South and the mythical “Lost Cause,” I cringe.
The last slave ship to America was the Clotilda, a schooner, and when I heard it was found, I remembered my friend Sylviane Diouf. Years ago, walking home from the subway, a historical scholar, she told me she’d just published a book about the last slave ship. No […]