A Black worker at Yale smashed a stained-glass window that depicted slaves picking cotton. He lost his job and faces a felony.

Nate Parker‘s The Birth Of A Nation was one of the most highly anticipated  movies to be previewed at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. The groundbreaking film is set to hit theaters on Oct. 7, but the living poster was just released. The brief video features Parker’s character sharing inspiring words with other enslaved men. “Brothers, we’ve been chosen. […]

The Democratic candidate said Wednesday at an event in Philadelphia that he would issue the "necessary and overdue" apology about the horrific system.

Jurnee Smollett Bell, Aldis Hodge, and Chris Meloni are set to premiere "Underground," which hits TV screens in early 2016 on WGN.

'A Fine Dessert' is the latest children's book to be praised for its "good intentions" while dropping the ball on the truth.

If you stand for nothing, you fall for anything, and Roni Dean-Burren wasn’t going to stand for her ninth-grade son taking in erroneous information in his history book. The mom vented on Instagram about a misleading interpretation of history in World Geography by McGraw-Hill Education, according to Buzzfeed. A passage in the textbook, “Patterns of Immigration,” got history all wrong: The […]

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, is a holiday of notable significance for many African Americans. June 19, 1865, highlights the abolition…

The historic Bradshaw Cemetery in Houston, Texas was bulldozed without its owners consent and now the family is searching for answers. Bradshaw, a cemetery dating back to…

Martin Bashir, left his MSNBC show after railing against Sarah Palin for her ignorant comment that compared the national debt to slavery. Check out what he said about Palin in the video below!     The right wing came flying to Palin’s defense and Bashir issued an apology but ultimately it wasn’t enough so he […]

With the critical and box office of success of “Django Unchained” and “12 Years A Slave,” cable television has officially jumped on the slave movie train.  According to Deadline, The History Channel plans to produce a remake of the 1977 TV miniseries “Roots.”  The cable network recently acquired the rights from Mark Wolper, whose father […]

Amidst continued criticism over the lack of Black representation in their casting–particularly African-American women–Saturday Night Live continues to chug along with their brand of race-based comedy. RELATED: Black Comedienne’s To Kenan Thompson: “He Can’t Do What We Do” In the parody “12 Days Not A Slave,” Jay Pharoah is a recently emancipated slave named Cecil who can’t […]

According to Deadline, ABC seems to be jumping on the servant/slave narrative Hollywood seems to find so fascinating.  Based on the best-seller “A Slave In The White House” by Elizabeth Dowling Taylor,  the book tells the story of Paul Jennings, a Virginian born slave who served as the personal valet to President James Madison, while […]