Tag: Slavery

In ‘Mudbound,’ Dee Rees crafts a Jim Crow epic of 2 families

NEW YORK — The movies have tended to skip from slavery to the Civil Rights movement, but Dee Rees' "Mudbound" plunges into the complex...
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NEW YORK — Rare artifacts from Abraham Lincoln and Albert Einstein are going to the auction block next month in New York City. ...
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A new museum dedicated to slavery and its legacy — including segregation and mass incarceration — is scheduled to open in Montgomery, Alabama, next...
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida House will vote on whether to create a state memorial to honor slaves and acknowledge the cruelty of slavery. ...
Debate over Ken Burns Civil War doc continues over decades

NEW YORK — From the time it aired nearly 30 years ago, Ken Burns' Civil War documentary has been a popular sensation and subject...
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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — To the rest of the world, it looked like a hotel off Interstate 95. To Robert Atlee Miner V,...
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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has signed legislation to create a commission to plan celebrations for the 200th anniversary of the birth of Frederick...
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TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — A class-action lawsuit filed against an Oklahoma drug rehabilitation program alleges participants were forced to perform thousands of hours of free...
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The top Republican in the Arkansas Senate said Tuesday that his company terminated its agreement with a drug rehabilitation program...
Texas governor says ‘inaccurate’ displays unfit for Capitol

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's office said Monday that "substantially inaccurate historical statements" don't belong on display at the state Capitol as...

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