Tag: Slavery

Minnesota lake named for pro-slavery Calhoun gets new name

MINNEAPOLIS — A popular Minneapolis lake named in honor of slavery supporter and former Vice President John Calhoun will get its original American Indian...
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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Authorities say the last of 10 people wanted in connection with a religious organization that police say forced children to work...
Cherokee Nation honors MLK while dealing with slavery issue

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Cherokee Nation leaders marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday by acknowledging the tribe needs to come to terms with...
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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Four women charged in connection with a religious organization that police say forced children to work in North Carolina fish markets...
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CHARLESTON, S.C. — Black members of Charleston's city council say they're unlikely to support a new plaque for the John C. Calhoun monument even...
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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — North Carolina authorities investigating the use of child labor by what they're calling an "alternative religious group" have arrested four more...
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MILWAUKEE — A Wisconsin private school that asked fourth graders to list three good reasons for slavery and three bad ones apologized to parents...
Women ask Philippine leader to keep ‘sex slave’ statue

MANILA, Philippines — A women's group asked the Philippine president on Thursday to oppose any request by Japan to remove a newly erected statue...
Police: 4 charged after children worked for little or no pay

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Four people have been charged after former members of a North Carolina-based religious group complained that a minister forced children to...
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HOUSTON — A Houston-area couple who pleaded guilty to federal charges related to forcing a Nigerian woman to work nearly 20 hours taking care...

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