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I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I’m Officially Serving Them With Everything

Now this is a Pinterest trend I can get behind.<p>We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid …

Recipes

Trump Hits Two More Countries With Visa Sanctions For Refusing To Take Back Deportees

7:52 PM 07/10/2018<p>The Trump administration has hit certain government officials from Burma and Laos with visa sanctions as punishment for both …

Immigration

The history of a city, as told through its trash

Today’s garbage is tomorrow’s archaeology.<p>Humans have been tossing stuff into rivers for thousands of years, whether it’s trash, wished-upon coins, lost items, or dramatically dumped, once-significant objects. That makes the river bed into a microcosm of human history and the development of …

Archaeology

10 Eerie Slave Hauntings From The Deep South

The northeast of the US has plenty of hauntings due to the length of time Europeans have been settled there. The South, however, has its dark history …

Black History

The Sonic Color Line, Black Women, and Police Violence

<i>This post is part of our online forum in honor of Sandra Bland, coinciding with the third anniversary of her death. The forum includes historical and</i> …

Black History

Roots of African American Music

African American music cannot be separated from the Transatlantic Slave Trade and the forced transportation of millions of African people across the …

Black History

Belmont Plantation 3498 Mississippi 1 South Greenville, Washington County, MS

If your dream has always been to own a plantation home – and maybe run a bed and breakfast there, this is your golden opportunity.<p>“This is the last …

Baton Rouge

$1.1M Awarded to Preserve African-American Historic Sites

The Mountain View Officers’ Club, built in 1942, is shown, at Ft. Huachuca, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Grants totaling $1.1 …

Black History

Chicago priest leads protest against gun-violence, shutting down expressway

Chicago, Ill., Jul 9, 2018 / 02:12 pm (CNA).- Thousands of marchers joined Chicago priest Father Michael Pfleger to protest gun violence on Saturday, …

Catholicism

Some good news for African-American historical sites

Side Note<p>Jul—09—2018 02:41PM EST<p>Ann-Derrick Gaillot<p>People working to preserve and honor African-American historical sites and figures have had …

African-American News

We Should Embrace the Ambiguity of the 14th Amendment

On July 9, 1868, Louisiana and South Carolina approved the 14th Amendment, bringing the number of ratifications to three-quarters of the states and …

Civil Rights

African American Cowgirls Making History

Each year, cowgirls and cowboys travel across the country to compete in a tradition that has been passed down through generations — but an African …

African-American News

This Chicken Piccata Will Be a Family Favorite — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

c:recipes

Man Declares Philadelphia Woman Dead In Order To Steal Her Home

A Philadelphia resident is reeling after a man falsely declared the owner of a house dead, made himself sole heir and stole the home for …

Diversity

You Can’t Celebrate America’s Independence While Vilifying The Founders

On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence heralded the creation of the United States and announced “all men are created equal.” As Americans …

Black History

Judge Helen Shores Lee kept family tradition of law and justice going

Former Jefferson County Judge Helen Shores Lee had a lot to live up to, considering that her father was one of the most prominent civil rights …

Black History

Tuskegee Airmen Fly First Mission by Black Pilots Video

Subscribe for fascinating stories connecting the past to the present.<p>Please enter a valid email address<p>By submitting your information, you agree to …

A+E Networks

Affirmative action: Trump 'to scrap' college racial bias policy

<b>The Trump administration is set to roll back the Obama-era policies promoting diversity in universities, known as affirmative action, US media report.</b><p>US Attorney General Jeff Sessions revoked 24 guidance documents on Tuesday, many involving race in schools and affirmative action recommendations.<p>It …

Higher Education

One Song Glory

<i>This week, NPR inaugurates a new series called American Anthem, exploring songs that tap into the collective emotions of listeners and performers around an issue or belief. Find more stories at</i> <i>NPR.org/anthem</i><i>.</i><p>There's an episode of <i>The Johnny Cash Show</i> from 1969 where the man himself makes a little …

Black History

What To The Black Diaspora Is Independence Day?

My Fourth of July ritual includes re-reading Frederick Douglass’ speech “What to a Slave is the Fourth of July?”<p>In 1852, the famous escaped slave-turned-orator delivered the scorcher of a speech, which slammed American courts, northern financiers, churches and cowardly politicians. He told them …

Black History

Opinion: What Zora Neale Hurston's Best-Seller Taught This African About Slavery

July Fourth is a day when America celebrates its independence.<p>But this July Fourth, I am reflecting on another part of the American experience — the enslavement of my fellow Africans. That's because I have just finished reading <i>Barracoon</i>, the book in which Zora Neale Hurston presents the story of …

Black History

African American Community of Oak Bluffs Martha's Vineyard - oral history of Oak Bluffs

The first African-Americans on Martha's Vineyard were indentured servants, runaway slaves, and whalers. They came for the oil. "You have to …

Black History

A Nation's Story: "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?"

A black-and-white photograph of Frederick Douglass wearing a jacket, waistcoat, and bowtie. The wet plate ambrotype plates are housed in a folding …

Frederick Douglass

Five Things You Didn’t Know about Frederick Douglass

On July 1st , 1852, the Rochester Ladies Anti-Slavery Society took out an advertisement in <i>Frederick Douglass’ Paper</i> for a “Celebration of the National Anniversary.” The event, scheduled for July 5 at Corinthian Hall in Rochester, New York, boasted speeches from prominent abolitionists as well as a …

Black History

Here’s The Part Of The National Anthem Seemingly Celebrating The Murder Of Black People

“Did you know that our National Anthem celebrates the murder of black Americans?” they question.<p>As the fourth of July draws nearer, the question of …

Black History

The American Flag Was Sewn in Part By A Teenage Black Girl

The history that’s not in your school books.<p><i>OG History is a Teen Vogue series where we unearth history not told through a white, cisheteropatriarchal lens.</i><p>In a famous oil painting, artist R. McGill Mackall depicts Mary Pickersgill, the woman most known for designing the Star-Spangled Banner in …

Black History

'What, to the American slave, is your 4th of July?' Frederick Douglass' 1852 speech still resonates in 2018

“Do you mean, citizens, to mock me, by asking me to speak to-day?” Frederick Douglass asked a packed hall of fellow Americans in Rochester, New York on July 5, 1852, a full 10 years before Lincoln would sign an executive order freeing enslaved persons in southern and bordering states. Douglass, who …

Black History

Michelle Quist Mumford: The 'rich inheritance' that Fredrick Douglass spoke of is still only enjoyed by some.

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2017, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for …

Black History

Opinion: Cancelling mostly white musical about slavery was right decision

All artists have freedom to express truths and ideas, particularly uncomfortable truths and provocative ideas; artists have the freedom to learn …

Cultural Appropriation

East End museum going from virtual to reality

Lifelong Southampton resident Brenda Simmons recalls the 1950s as a time when African-American women in the village lined up at the local salon, …

Long Island