Finding Covered History, The Film “UNMARKED” Uncovers Lost African-American Gravesites

Similar to the slave and native Amercian gravesites in Inwood, NY (north of Harlem), First Run Features presents the Streaming and DVD Premiere of the new documentary UNMARKED, beginning April 27, 2021.
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ACLU Statement On Historic HR 40 Mark-Up, It’s A Path To Restorative Justice

Today, the House Judiciary Committee announced that HR 40, a bill which would create a commission to study reparations and purpose a remedy bill to congress. Continue Reading →


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The Voices Of Slavery, Audio Interviews With Formerly Enslaved Americans (1932-75)

“During the last three decades of legal slavery in America,” writes Lucinda MacKethan at the National Humanities Center, “African American writers perfected one of the nation’s first truly indigenous genres of written literature: the North American slave narrative.” Continue Reading →


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Juneteenth, The 155th Year Of American History From Harlem To Harare (Video)

Juneteenth (a portmanteau of June and nineteenth; also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day, and Emancipation Day) is a holiday celebrating the liberation of slaves in the United States. Continue Reading →


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Sexual Violence Began Once Africans Were Kidnapped (4 Of 4)

By Daseta Gray

In 1492, Italian explorer Christopher Columbus landed in what is now the Bahamas. Continue Reading →


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How Enslavers Silenced Black Bodies Of The Enslaved Physically, As The Enslaved Yelled On The Inside (3 Of 4)

There are many books about the experiences of the enslaved however, there has not been an in-depth analysis of the psyches of the brutal white men and women who, for centuries, operated a system of brutality while they took away the voices of their captives. Continue Reading →


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