The Times essentially offers a Neo-Confederate view that the South really won the Civil War and minimizes or undermines the cost white people paid to free slaves. It is unfortunate and corrupts the whole project.
2019 marks 400 years since the 1st recorded arrival of African slaves to the U.S. We explored the dark history of Ghana's coast castles, where Africans were held before being shipped off to a life of slavery
Descendants of slaves near Charleston want more than a reparations check: They want America to face its past. Many African Americans in this part of South Carolina support reparations, but they also want others to grasp the painful history they live with.
Democrats in Congress and running for the White House are taking a fresh look at reparations for the descendants of slaves, as the party wrestles with addressing inequality.
Outside the Oval Office, I kept a painting of a small crowd huddled around a pocketwatch, waiting for the moment the Emancipation Proclamation took effect. On Juneteenth, we celebrate the anniversary of that news - freedom - reaching slaves in Texas. And something more:
Limiting options for both birth control and abortion turns women into slaves of reproduction. This is fucking war.
What kind of further “compromise” should President Lincoln have offered states that wanted to continue owning, raping, slaughtering slaves?