A House congressional panel is holding a hearing on whether and how to provide compensation for America's history of slavery and racial discrimination.
By Associated Press
In the aftermath of the killings by police of George Floyd and other black men and women, American institutions of all kinds have looked to their past and present to understand their relationships to race and racism. That reckoning continues…
By Jeffrey Brown, Lena I. Jackson, Tommy Walters
St. Mary's College of Maryland unveiled a new memorial this month honoring the lives of enslaved people of southern Maryland, including some who lived on the very land their campus is on. Seattle-based poet and educator Quenton Baker contributed poetry…
By Connie Kargbo, Lisa Overton
St. Mary's College of Maryland unveiled a new memorial yesterday honoring the lives of enslaved people of southern Maryland. It tells the story of "resilience, persistence, and creative problem-solving that defined the lives” of the enslaved people that lived there…
By Ivette Feliciano, Connie Kargbo
By Sarah Rankin, Associated Press
Officials in Richmond, Virginia, have announced a major funding commitment for an ambitious and long-envisioned memorial campus in the city's former slave-trading district, Shockoe Bottom.
By Kate Brumback, Russ Bynum, Associated Press
Some statues of figures from America’s slave-owning past have been yanked down by protesters, others dismantled by order of governors or city leaders. But the largest Confederate monument ever crafted — colossal figures carved into the solid rock of a…
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