Slavery in the United States

GOP state Rep. Werner Horn told HuffPost that human beings have always owned other human beings, and "it's never been about race."
The Senate majority leader is calling on Nike to reverse its decision to pull its Independence-Day themed shoes featuring the "Betsy Ross flag."
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.
Journalist Soledad O'Brien called the contributor "a complete moron" on Twitter for her comments.
The Massachusetts senator said the country needs to talk about the injustices of American slavery and "address it head on."
A 2011 Pew research poll found that nearly 48 percent of Americans still believe the Civil War was a fight over “states rights.”
The resolution denounced the city's history of slavery and proposed an office for racial reconciliation.