The two most ruthless domestic slave traders in America had a secret language for their business. Slave trading was a “game.” The men, Isaac Franklin and John Armfield, were daring “pirates” or “one-eyed
A group of black teenagers went searching for a sunken slave ship. It changed how they view slavery.
These black teens are scuba diving to help find sunken slave ships When 18-year-old Tristan Cannon plunges into warm waters off southern Florida in search of a sunken slave ship, he feels a complex mixture
An Indiana middle school said Monday that it has canceled plans to have students participate in a "Slave Ship" history exercise after a public outcry. The exercise was designed to reenact the Middle Passage,
CHARLOTTESVILLE — A Monticello tour guide was explaining earlier this summer how enslaved people built, planted and tended a terrace of vegetables at Thomas Jefferson’s estate when a woman interrupted
The headquarters of The New York Times is in a busy area of Manhattan where the sidewalks are always bustling. But on the Thursday before the Labor Day weekend, there were larger-than-usual crowds in of
This year marks 400 years since enslaved Africans from Angola were forcibly brought to Jamestown, Virginia. This forced migration of black bodies on to what would become the United States of America represents