Slavery

Biden delivers most significant speech yet on race, says silence on hate 'is complicity'

19 hours ago   |   NBC News

"There can be no realization of the American Dream without grappling with the original sin of slavery," Biden said.
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Joe Biden on racism: Whites 'can never fully understand'

21 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Biden condemned institutional racism as the direct legacy of slavery and lamented that the nation has "never lived up to" ideals of equality.
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Biden delivers most significant speech yet on race, says silence on hate 'is complicity'

1 day ago   |   NBC News

"There can be no realization of the American Dream without grappling with the original sin of slavery," Biden said.
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In Alabama, Biden heads to key civil rights movement site

1 day ago   |   My Sanantonio

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Presidential candidate Joe Biden is in Alabama on Sunday to speak at the Birmingham church where an act of white supremacist terrorism marked a key turn in...
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Episode 4: How the Bad Blood Started

2 days ago   |   NY Times

In the United States, racial health disparities have been as foundational as democracy itself.
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Lester Holt in conversation with criminal justice reformer Bryan Stevenson

2 days ago   |   NBC News

In advance of HBO's documentary “True Justice: Bryan Stevenson's Fight for Equality,” Lester speaks with the lawyer and activist about the American legacy of slavery and how it...
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Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson compares new diamond bracelets to ‘slavery scars' on social media

2 days ago   |   NY Daily News

She may have been better off referring to them as “blood diamonds.” Jennifer Hudson is raising some eyebrows with her comparison of pricey bling to horrible remnants of the...
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Asked About Slavery, Joe Biden Talked About Poor Schools And Record Players

Asked About Slavery, Joe Biden Talked About Poor Schools And Record Players

3 days ago   |   The Huffington Post

The former vice president ignored the issue of reparations and instead talked about teacher pay and how families raise kids.
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Lester Holt in conversation with criminal justice reformer Bryan Stevenson

3 days ago   |   NBC News

In advance of HBO's documentary “True Justice: Bryan Stevenson's Fight for Equality,” Lester speaks with the lawyer and activist about the American legacy of slavery and how it...
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The Seminary Flourished on Slave Labor. Now It's Planning to Pay Reparations

4 days ago   |   NY Times

The Virginia Theological Seminary is setting aside $1.7 million to atone for its role in American slavery.
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Former NASCAR New England series champ killed in plane crash

Former NASCAR New England series champ killed in plane crash

Modified stock car great Michael Stefanik has been killed in a single-engine plane crash. He was 61. Read more ...

Police: Man threatened mass shooting at LA County Fair because he didn't...

Police: Man threatened mass shooting at LA County Fair because he didn't want to go with his parents

The 22-year-old believed the threat would give him an excuse to not go to the fair, police said. Read more ...

Dems call for Kavanaugh's impeachment after new sexual misconduct claims arise

Dems call for Kavanaugh's impeachment after new sexual misconduct claims arise

Several Democratic presidential candidates on Sunday lined up to call for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the face of a new, uninvestigated... Read more ...

Yankees legend Mariano Rivera receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

Yankees legend Mariano Rivera receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

Make that five World Series rings - and one Presidential Medal of Freedom. Legendary Yankees closer Mariano Rivera was awarded the nation's highest civilian honor by President... Read more ...

Top Progressive Group Endorses Elizabeth Warren For President

Top Progressive Group Endorses Elizabeth Warren For President

The Working Families Party endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders in the 2016 election cycle. Read more ...

The New York Times' new bombshell allegations against Brett Kavanaugh left...

The New York Times' new bombshell allegations against Brett Kavanaugh left out a very important detail, here's what it means

A weekend report from The New York Times containing a new sexual misconduct allegation against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh originally left out a key piece of... Read more ...

The focus of the NFL turns to Mason Rudolph, Teddy Bridgewater

The focus of the NFL turns to Mason Rudolph, Teddy Bridgewater

The balance of power shifted significantly in the NFL on Monday as news of Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger being lost for the season with a right elbow injury and... Read more ...

Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy as part of settlement

Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy as part of settlement

The filing late Sunday night in White Plains, New York, was anticipated before and after the tentative deal, which could be worth up to $12 billion over time, was struck. Read more ...

Walmart kicks off massive child car seat recycling program

Walmart kicks off massive child car seat recycling program

Walmart is launching a child car seat trade-in event in recognition of National Baby Safety Month. Read more ...

NHL avoids another lockout for at least three more years

NHL avoids another lockout for at least three more years

If there's going to be another NHL lockout, it won't come until at least 2022. The NHL Players' Association declined to reopen the CBA, it announced on a Monday, in a move that... Read more ...