Thousands marched across the five boroughs to commemorate Juneteenth and to demonstrate against the systemic racism embedded in U.S. society.
The states themselves pick the statues, with each state getting two in the Capitol.
“No one ever sat down with freed slaves to help them process the trauma of having their families split apart or being forced to watch their brothers and sisters get lynched.”
If court reporters or jurors can’t comprehend what Black people are saying in court, these citizens can get screwed.
“An absolute equality of personal rights and rights of property between former masters and slaves.”
"It sometimes feels like we have very little to celebrate even though we are 'free.'"
The digital music and merch platform is once again waiving its revenue share. Here's what we recommend buying on June 19.
Letting him use Tulsa "is not only insensitive to the history of Tulsa but also plays directly into what his campaign is hoping for,” says the petition to Mayor G.T. Bynum.
In which Mitch McConnell and American kleptocracy get owned by Ta-Nehisi Coates.
June 19, 1865, marks the day when news of emancipation and the Civil War's end finally reached the last group of slaves in America. It should be treated with the same respect we give Independence Day.