Black Lives Matter brings the slavery story into the present in America – but it leaves Africa stuck in the past.
Slavery still exists and it happens in plain sight.
The announcement that Harriet Tubman will be the first woman on U.S. currency in more than a century recalls the history of female – and African-American – portrayals on money.
Like many great challenges of the 21st century, the science identifying the problems with sugar seems clear. What's lacking is the will to address them.
Forgiveness, as we have seen in the aftermath of the Charleston killings, is a hallmark of the Black Church. But what psychic toll do these acts of forgiveness exact?
One of the many striking aspects of slavery was denial of education to slaves. How is this history reflected in today's school system?