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CNN’s Don Lemon Likens Government Shutdown To Slavery
“What kind of people work without being paid?"
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Texas Students Will Soon Learn That Slavery Played ‘Central Role’ In Sparking Civil War
The Texas Board of Education has approved revisions to social studies curriculums, but some educators say the changes don't go far enough.
Oprah Hits The Campaign Trail
Media icon Oprah Winfrey rallied in Marietta, Georgia, to campaign for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams.
Kanye West Goes Twitter Silent, Shuts Down Account
His Instagram account also goes dead after the rapper's flurry of controversial comments and odd behavior.
Kanye West Clarifies Comment About Abolishing 13th Amendment
The rapper tried to clear the air after another controversial remark about slavery.
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Why Does Mississippi’s Flag Still Have A Confederate Symbol?
Flags are used to instill pride and hope, but for many people, the Mississippi flag represents oppression and terror.
Kanye West Calls For Repeal Of Amendment That Abolished Slavery
"Captain America" Chris Evans led celebrity reaction against the rapper's 13th Amendment message.
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Kanye West Didn't Apologize. He Tried To Manipulate Us.
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If Yeezy wants back in our good graces, he has a lot more work to do.
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Kanye West Finally Answers Jimmy Kimmel's Question About Donald Trump
West also apologized for comments made in May in which he called slavery a "choice."
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The 'Modern Day Slavery' Of Prison Labor Really Does Have A Link To Slavery
Activists have called for prison strikes to protest working for low or no pay.
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The Internet Schools GOP Senate Candidate Chris McDaniel About Robert E. Lee And Slavery
Historians pointed out to the Mississippi politician that the Confederate general was quite brutal to his slaves.
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Separating Families And Calling It Christian Is An American Tradition
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From slavery to the Trail of Tears to Japanese internment, this is what America has always done.
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The United States’ Long History Of Separating Families Of Color
The disturbing practice is as old as slavery.
Kanye’s Most Kanye Moments
Here’s a brief history of Kanye West just being Kanye West, for better or worse.
Trevor Noah Highlights An Awful Consequence Of Kanye West's Slavery Comments
"Normally, I wouldn't really care what Kanye West said about slavery or black history."
Confederate Statue In New Orleans Spray-Painted With 'F**k This S**t'
The monument has been vandalized at least twice before.
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Kanye West Tweets Fake Harriet Tubman Quote After Saying Slavery Was 'A Choice'
There's no evidence the activist said the quote, which reads, "I freed a thousand slaves. I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves."
Kanye West Schooled On Slavery Comments
Kanye West is getting a history lesson from some very famous faces.
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History Professor Breaks Down What Kanye West Got Wrong In Saying Slavery Was A Choice
The rapper overlooked a few hundred years of history.
Don Lemon Unloads On Kanye West Over 'His Most Shocking Claim Of All'
"I can't believe that I actually need to say this."
Kanye West Calls Slavery A ‘Choice,’ Gets Schooled On History
TMZ's Van Lathan told him to his face: “You have morphed into something, to me, that is not real.”
Lynching Memorial Confronts America’s History of Racial Violence
A new memorial in Alabama will recognize the people of color lost to lynching in America, and try to reckon with the nation’s history of racial terror.
School Apologizes For Asking Students To List 'Positive Aspects' Of Slavery
“To be clear, there is no debate about slavery. It is immoral and a crime against humanity,” the superintendent said in a statement.
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Denmark’s First Public Monument To A Black Woman Pays Homage To Revolt
The statue puts the country’s ugly colonial history on display.
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Oprah Reveals Why She Reads Slavery Documents Out Loud On Bad Days
"No crisis seems that much of a crisis after you look at the names, the ages, the prices of people who were before you."
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Junot Díaz: The African Diaspora 'Doesn’t Look The Way It Looks Without Systematic Rape'
The author discussed white supremacy and privilege at the University of Missouri.
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