Descendants of Enslaved Visit Ghana to Memorialize Kidnapped Ancestors
Four hundred years after the forced arrival of 20 Africans in what would become the United States, hundreds of descendants traveled from Jamestown Virginia to the Jamestown district of Accra, Ghana.
The 1619 Project Centers the Enslaved, Rethinks Story of America
“It aims to reframe the country’s history…placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of Black Americans at the very center of the story we tell ourselves about who we are.”
Yes, Ben Carson Really Did Call Enslaved Africans 'Immigrants' Who 'Worked Even Harder for Less'
No. This isn’t from The Onion, Funny or Die or “Drunk History.” The retired African-American neurosurgeon and current HUD secretary did, in fact, describe enslaved Africans as “immigrants” with dreams of American prosperity.