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Is Clarence Thomas At The Center Of An Ethics Violation?

ARTINFO | Posted 08.24.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

A quaint historical museum in Pin Point, Georgia, that is set to open this fall has become the target of an exhaustive ethics examination by the New Y...

The Discord and Discourse in Historical Plays

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Danny Groner

Freud's Last Session and The Whipping Man depict conversations and situations that compel the audience to envision and reconsider historical events in another, more engaging light.

Columbus Day? True Legacy: Cruelty and Slavery

Eric Kasum | Posted 10.01.2014 | Politics
Eric Kasum

Why do we honor a man who, if he were alive today, would almost certainly be sitting on Death Row awaiting execution?

Why the Media Wants Americans to Donate to Haiti But Not Pakistan

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

The American public does not know that Haiti is a nation that has long been been a thorn in the side of the American government while Pakistan is a nation which the U.S. already has great influence on.

Wikileaks Founding Fathers: Caveat Lector

Robert Weller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Robert Weller

The GOP and Tea Party better look out. Wikileaks has gained access to classified documents written by the nation's founding fathers.

So You're Planning a Confederate History Month Party!

Andy McDonald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy McDonald

The last thing you want to do in celebration of Confederate History Month is omit or overlook any critical information regarding life in the south during the Confederacy!

State Department's Report On Modern Day Slavery Omits Cases Of Foreign Diplomats In Washington

Time | E. Benjamin Skinner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In Washington on Monday morning, June 14, Hillary Clinton unveiled the State Department's 10th annual report on modern-day slavery, which evaluates th...

Arrests After 107 Slaves Found In Mexico City

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexico City police on Thursday freed 107 people who were forced to work under slave-like conditions in a clandestine factory makin...

The Preservation Elite Celebrate a Job Well Done in New Orleans at Saks on Fifth Avenue in NYC!

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

As the band played "Do You Know What it Means, to Miss New Orleans?" thinking back to an earlier natural disaster, disproportionately impacting blacks, unavoidably reminded one of Haiti.

Curse Words from an Old Manse

Sophie Pollitt-Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sophie Pollitt-Cohen

I strongly disagree with anyone caring about this "stupidly" business. Politics is serious, and sometimes people get fired up. Diplomatic speaking is for diplomats.

21st Century Slaves: Cuba and Obama's Hope

Luis Carlos Montalván | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Luis Carlos Montalván

Today, the interests of international business, the U.S. government, and the Cuban populace coalesce around a single ideal: labor reform in Cuba.

The US Senate Apologized for Slavery. But We Ain't Gettin' 40 Acres and a Mule!

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yvonne R. Davis

We can all feel relieved there is an official acknowledgment that something terrible was done to black people. Yet the reality is way too much time has passed for this apology to really mean anything.

Tibet: Polar Perspectives. Can Both Sides Be Heard?

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

The truth about Tibet is perhaps more nuanced than it has been presented by either side of the highly polarized debate.

Watching the Inauguration from a Former Slave Market

Peter J. Ognibene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter J. Ognibene

This afternoon, the descendants of slaves bore witness to an event their forebears could not have imagined: the inauguration of an African American as President of the United States.