slavery

8.19.19

Epstein Truthers Are Obsessed With a Sci-Fi Book About Child Sex Slavery Written by Bill Barr’s Dad

I bought a novel by Donald Barr about sex slaves in space for $1.95. Now, it’s worth hundreds.

8.30.18

Kanye West Finally Answers Jimmy Kimmel's Trump Question

In a new interview, the Chicago rapper responds to Kimmel's question from a recent interview, on whether West thinks Trump cares about black people.

7.20.18

A Wrongfully Jailed Artist Confronts America's Legacy of Slavery

“Our country makes money off of black bodies by keeping them in jail,” says Gianni Lee.

4.16.18

All the News You Need to Read This Morning

New major study shows that ketamine has "fast-acting" benefits for depression.

2.28.18

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.

2.13.18

Talking to Black Nerds About What This 'Black Panther' Film Means to Them

"These are African people who haven’t had their identity tarnished by colonisation. This is a movie that we need."

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8.23.17

Cops Accuse Christian Commune of Smuggling and Raping Children

The Aggressive Christianity Missions Training Corps is known for its eccentric, militaristic brand of religion. This week, cops accused key leaders of horrific acts, including some that resulted in a child's death.

8.1.17

Amazon's Making Its Own Post-Civil War Series Called 'Black America'

The streaming site announced the new project from 'Boondocks' creator Aaron McGruder to rival HBO's 'Confederate.'

6.13.17

Nine Massive Fisheries Just Pledged to Combat Overfishing and Slave Labour

The world may be burning, but there's still some hope for our oceans.

6.13.17

‘Black Panther’ Is Going to Be an Important Movie

Because black people have never seen anything like it before.

1.21.17

Haunting Black-and-White Photos Reveal a Brutal War Crime's Aftermath

'The Portraits of 108' is Jinhyun Cha's harrowing photographic series of surviving Korean “comfort women,” sexual slaves to the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II.

12.8.16

There Are 4,300 People Living in Slavery in Australia Today

Sam was 17 years old when he came to Australia for a job in construction. By the time he escaped he was blind in one eye and had a brain injury.

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