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White House Slaves

Slavery and the Presidents: Where Is the Public Acknowledgement?

Clarence Lusane | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics
Clarence Lusane

While there are hundreds of memorials, plaques, and other means that present a false narrative of American history, there are too few that genuinely tell the more complicated and often harsh reality that many faced as U.S. democracy unfolded.

The Presidents Who Owned Slaves

Elizabeth Dowling Taylor | Posted 04.21.2012 | Books
Elizabeth Dowling Taylor

Eight of our early presidents, beginning with George Washington, owned slaves during their tenure in the nation's highest office.

Michael McAuliff

President Urged To Recognize Slaves Who Built The White House

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congress two years ago acknowledged the work of slaves in building the United States Capitol, and a lawmaker Thursday argued that it is ...