People have questioned whether there’s darkness embedded in the song that many of us have missed
A study of the historical records describing African slaves in Brazil yields some unexpected findings.
The Regency period was full of gossip and scandal, something Bridgerton gets right. However, it leaves out the period's grim record on slavery.
Trump supporters have staked a claim to the US Constitution and the founding era of the country in their battle against what they perceive as an 'illegitimate' government.
'Bridgerton' alludes to and obscures social, racial and political tensions in England’s Regency era, the extraordinary decade that marks the dawn of the modern world.
Forced labor is a widespread problem in fisheries on the high seas. Between 2012 and 2018, an estimated 100,000 people may have been victims of forced labor on thousands of different boats.
US monuments and memorials have overlooked frontline workers and people of color affected by past epidemics. Will we repeat history?
The slave revolt in Berbice, modern-day Guyana, was unusual for its length and near success. So why are so few of the revolt's documents in the Caribbean nation's archives?
For his first presidential Thanksgiving, George Washington aimed to pull his country together in the face of the many internal divisions that could yank it apart.
The continued entrapment of African countries in the global circuit of capital and its proclivity to large scale accumulation imperils the ability of many to cope with the pandemic.
A tale of vampirism would have been shocking to readers at the time if was published, not because of its monsters, but its politics.
They were made by the same sculptor but sit in two very different places. Now one is set to be removed while the other goes unnoticed.
The horrific story of what these women went through must be passed down and become part of the obstetrics curriculum.
The abolitionist's legacy is often molded to fit various political agendas. Yet the Brown who appears in Showtime's new miniseries is one we haven't seen before.
President Trump's law-and-order campaign rhetoric has been compared to Richard Nixon's and George Wallace's similar themes in 1968. But such appeals go much further back, to the US in the early 1800s.
Low-paid workers at both ends of the supply chain – the small farmers who grow most of the crop and the casual staff who serve you at the cafe – weren't well off even before the pandemic hit.
The history of the United States suggests that, despite what the polls are saying, Donald Trump could be re-elected this November. His appeal to white voters and business owners are a major advantage.
White supremacists feed off a narrative of America being white and Protestant. The Church's history in the US is enmeshed with racist ideology.
A scholar of slavery in the British Empire describes the first boycott against sugar made with slave labor in the West Indies.
The #SayTheirNames campaign recalls the long struggle by Black Americans to assert their humanity in death, with roots in the fight for slave burials.