Chocolate Shop Scraps 17th-Century Theme After Activist Points Out Slavery Connection
Portland's 1670 New American Chocolate House was called out for "racist, colonial" branding that included three cargo ships.
Pirates, Stowaways, Vigilantes: ‘The Outlaw Ocean’ Humanizes Crime on the High Seas
Reporter Ian Urbina spent years at sea reporting on maritime crime. His new book exposes the strange world that few on land ever experience.
Blacks Were Enslaved Well into the 1960s
More than 100 years after the Emancipation Proclamation, there were black people in the Deep South who had no idea they were free. These people were forced to work, violently tortured, and raped.