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Muhammadu Buhari: Slavery still exists – We must take action

By Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria.Four centuries ago, the first 20 documented African slaves arrived on the...

Black Bodies Creating White Power

By Oscar BlaytonAlmost every high school student in America knows about the compromise reached during the drafting of...

COMMENTARY: Biblical silence about slavery leaves lasting questions today

NNPA NEWSWIRE — ‘By the mid 19th Century, the majority of slaves had been introduced to Christianity, although most still could not...

Slavery in America, Part II: The Catholic Church

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) has launched a global news feature series on the history, contemporary realities and implications of the transatlantic slave...

The Gantt Report: Slavery Was Not A Choice

     You never know who you will fall in love with. You also never know who will become your soul mate.      No disrespect to his wife,...

Sold for sex the last time in Washington, D.C., she returned...

The last memory Arien Pauls had of Washington, D.C., was being sold for sex not far from the Capitol. That changed last week when...

Remember (The Truth About) The Alamo

On a Saturday evening in February 1955, like a million other kids in America with their eyes glued to black and white televisions, I...

Kelly, The Civil War and the Slavery Compromise

Perhaps former general and now Trump Chief-of-Staff John Kelly doesn’t know his history.  To concede that possibility is the kindest way of explaining his...

UN: Eritrea guilty of crimes against humanity

UPDATED 6/13/2016: The UN has just released a scathing report denouncing Eritrea's government of committing crimes against humanity over the past 25 years...

16th Annual Daytona Beach Juneteenth Celebration – June 16-18

The Juneteenth Festival Committee Inc. will host the Sixteen Annual Juneteenth Celebration during the week of June 18, 2016.  This historical celebration commemorates the...