Now an official federal holiday, Juneteenth will be celebrated annually and across Twitter, many are sharing in the joy in their own way while also reminding observers that there are many more miles to go.
The manager of a South Carolina restaurant employed the man, who has a cognitive disability, for five years without pay.
While attending a Constitution Day celebration hosted by Hillsdale College, the attorney general compared his staff at the Justice Department to preschoolers among other choice bits.
The trash takes when it comes to American History, and the country's original sin of slavery is mind-boggling.
Lecrae is speaking out against the backlash that he received over his seeming lack of effort to check a white Pastor who referred to the heinous act of slavery as a "white blessing." On Tuesday (Jun 16), the Christian rapper took to social media to speak his truth regarding the incident, clarifying that he was not "ok" with what Atlanta mega-church pastor Louie Giglio said in regards to slavery.
Sen. Mitch McConnell issued a statement to reporters on Tuesday (June 18) stating that he believes the time for reparations for slavery to Black Americans is over. McConnell seemingly suggests that the passage of civil rights legislation and the election of President Barack Obama along with the difficulty of knowing who to pay gets the […]
Principal David Stewart apologized on behalf of Madison's Trust Elementary School...details inside.
Kanye West ended up on everyone’s coon list after he made the quip that slavery “sounds like choice” along with becoming tight butt-buddies with President Donald Trump and rocking the MAGA hat. While West may have thought he was being new-age edgy, the comments offended many and he tearfully apologized in his hometown of Chicago […]
President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, which ended the legal practice of slavery, went into effect on January 1, 1863, a reluctant move on his part that satisfied the wants of abolitionists. On June 19, 1865, enslaved Blacks in Texas were finally alerted that they were freed and thus, Emancipation Day, better known as Juneteenth, was […]
Don Lemon has joined the growing list of critics who were angered by Kanye West‘s comments on TMZ that slavery seemed like a choice. The CNN nighttime anchor used a moment within his broadcast to slam the Chicago star, saying that West is “embarrassing himself.”
B.o.B, a flat earth theorist, has now moved to questioning the history of slave ships, taking to Instagram to discuss this angle.
Gen. John Kelly, currently the chief of staff for President Donald Trump, followed his boss into the foolish unknown by suggesting the U.S. Civil War was sparked by a lack of compromise on both sides. This comes as Kelly, sitting down with Fox News, suggested that the removal of Confederate statues shows that history isn’t […]