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.
The Quran recognizes 'no superiority of a white person over a black person.' That notion, radical in 7th-century Arab society of slavery and tribal divides – remains unrealized 1,400 years later.
Slave trading was widely carried out during the Dutch colonial period in Indonesia. Widespread racism and slavery occurred in plantations managed by colonial companies.
Race, class and national identity mean that views within the American Muslim community vary when it comes to such hot-button issues as policing, protests and discrimination.
After enduring decades of exploitation at the hands of the French, Haiti somehow ended up paying reparations – to the tune of nearly $30 billion in today's money.
Despite his defense of slavery, the former vice president and US senator from South Carolina has been honored with statues and streets, schools and counties. That's finally changing.
The racist legacy of the American death penalty.
It is a good time to ask how the travel and tourism industry has contributed to racism and how that can change.
Companies may have a moral obligation to make amends, but slavery victims won't find it easy to argue they have a legal right to reparations.
History will cast a long shadow over Donald Trump's first campaign rally since the pandemic began.
Black farmers own far less land than they did in 1910 and the racial gap in homeownership is at the highest level for 50 years.
From the earliest days of the anti-slavery movement, Black religious leaders have infused the fight for civil rights with spirituality.
As the American Civil War interrupted cotton production, plantation owners looked to the new colony of Queensland.