Home Tags U.S. History

Tag: U.S. History

Roe Decision Could Spur Massive Voter Turnout During Midterms

With the U.S. Supreme Court overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade statute and effectively taking away reproductive rights, some believe voters are now galvanized...

Ethical US consumers struggled to pressure the sugar industry to abandon slavery with less...

By Calvin Schermerhorn, Arizona State University Twenty-two-year-old Sam Watts saw the Virginia coastline vanish while he was aboard a domestic slave ship in the fall...

Critical race theory: What it is and what it isn’

By David Miguel Gray, University of Memphis U.S. Rep. Jim Banks of Indiana sent a letter to fellow Republicans on June 24, 2021, stating: “As...

Atlanta owns up to legacy of convict labor that rebuilt city

By Michael Warren, Associated Press The City of Atlanta's official seal shows a phoenix rising from the ashes of the Civil War. What it doesn’t...

For Years, Newspapers Printed Hate, Leading to Lynchings and Massacres of Black Americans

By DeNeen L. Brown, The Howard Center for Investigative Journalism “FRIED OVER SLOW FIRE: Negro Commits the Unspeakable Crime and Is Put to Death With...