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More Than 3 Dozen Countries Go After Europe For Slavery Reparations

AP | BEN FOX | Posted 09.24.2013 | Black Voices

MIAMI — Leaders of more than a dozen Caribbean countries are launching a united effort to seek compensation from three European nations for what...

Historians Battle To Save U.S. Slave Burial Sites

Reuters | Posted 07.06.2013 | Black Voices

By David Holmberg BEDMINSTER, N.J., May 5 (Reuters) - The slaves buried here are identified only as Richard and Zaff. A third person, ...

PHOTO: Cemetery Of African Slaves Honored In Brazil

AP | JULIANA BARBASSA | Posted 09.15.2012 | Black Voices

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Wearing full-skirted white dresses and turbans, the religious leaders chanted blessings and sprinkled water on the concrete floor of...

PHOTOS: 'Born In Slavery' Project Reveals Last Faces Of American Slavery

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 04.02.2012 | Black Voices

"Tisn't he who has stood and looked on, that can tell you what slavery is -- 'tis he who has endured," said one of the former slaves interviewed for t...

New Orleans Archbishop Apologizes For Slavery, Posts Records Online

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Bruce Nolan Religion News Service NEW ORLEANS -- The Archdiocese of New Orleans on Tuesday (Feb. 1) unveiled a new online database containing reco...

The Rubins on "What is Cuban Art?"

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jim Luce

Both the island and the art are an unusual mix of the traditional and the modern, of the ordinary and the special, of simplicity and incredible complexity.