slavery

In recent years I’ve discovered that, though I like to read many types of material, historical books are my favorite, especially factual ones dealing with the history of African Americans in this country. I’ve just completed an excellent one; “Never Caught – The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge,” by Erica Armstrong Dunbar. […]

A new study finds that the counties or areas of the country where slavery was most prevalent today vote Republican and continue to have the least progressive views on race.

Ever since I first learned how, I’ve loved to read. I read nearly anything and everything that crosses my path, from the back of a cereal box to weighty academic publications (if I can get through them!) If I had to pick a favorite genre, it would be autobiographies of famous people, but by no […]

Speaking of reparations, what they got on that tuition though?

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 […]

A Black man who worked at Yale University got fed up with a stained-glass panel that depicted slavery. So Corey Menafee told The New Haven Independent that he decided to break it. He lost his job and now faces a felony charge. The controversial panel, which shows slaves picking cotton, was in Yale’s Calhoun residential college […]

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 […]

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."

NY Congressman Hakeem Jeffries recently sat down with Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, to discuss his proposed bill to give released prisoners who have…

Airbus is often known for their bold airline designs, but the manufacturing company has gone to the extreme by issuing a patent that showcases passengers stacked on top of each other.

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