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SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES
New Hampshire Lawmaker: 'Owning Slaves Doesn't Make You Racist'
GOP state Rep. Werner Horn told HuffPost that human beings have always owned other human beings, and "it's never been about race."
Mitch McConnell Weighs In On Nike Controversy: 'I'll Make The First Order'
The Senate majority leader is calling on Nike to reverse its decision to pull its Independence-Day themed shoes featuring the "Betsy Ross flag."
FOOD & DRINK
For Juneteenth, These Chefs Honor Family, Freedom And Texas Traditions
Erin E. Evans
June 19 marks the official end of chattel slavery in the United States — and to celebrate the holiday means to pay homage to black food history.
Fox News Contributor Katie Pavlich: America 'Doesn't Get Enough Credit' For Ending Slavery
Journalist Soledad O'Brien called the contributor "a complete moron" on Twitter for her comments.
Elizabeth Warren: Time For A 'Full-Blown Conversation About Reparations' To Blacks
The Massachusetts senator said the country needs to talk about the injustices of American slavery and "address it head on."
What Our Textbooks Get Wrong About Slavery
A 2011 Pew research poll found that nearly 48 percent of Americans still believe the Civil War was a fight over “states rights.”
Randall Hill / Reuters
Charleston Formally Apologizes For Its Role In Slavery
The resolution denounced the city's history of slavery and proposed an office for racial reconciliation.
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