The shift in public opinion follows the anti-racism and Black Lives Matter demonstrations that have recently swept across the country.
He described citizens who have toppled confederate statues as "rioters ... desecrating monuments to those who fought for unalienable rights."
Author Joel L. Daniels debates Ryan P. Williams, president of the Claremont Institute.
If you've been kicking people to the ground for centuries, you owe more to them than merely to stop kicking. You owe it to them to help them get back up.
"We need to be made whole in areas of health care, education, employment, criminal justice, business ownership, homeownership, overall equity and, of course, generational wealth," Councilman Keith Young said.
In words and pictures a look at racial progress, or the lack of it, in the US.
"After reading the critiques, I would have appreciated more context about Hamilton & slavery," podcast host Tracy Clayton tweeted on July 5.
Rochester police found the statue near a river on Sunday, the 168th anniversary of Douglass' "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July" speech.
"I think it's appropriate to put it in a museum or a place out of the public square," said Delaware Governor John Carney of the whipping post on Tuesday.
Texas Representative Sheila Jackson Lee said systemic racism was "a cancer on the skin and the fabric of this nation that has not been remedied" on Wednesday.
Queen Elizabeth II should follow the lead of Belgium's king and acknowledge Britain's colonial past, experts tell Newsweek.
Protesters promised to return to Lincoln Park on Thursday to tear down the Emancipation Memorial for its "degrading racial undertones."
The petition was created in late 2019 by Opal Lee, 93, to give Americans a way to celebrate freedom for all, her granddaughter Dione Sims told Newsweek.
Deborah Evans, communications director for the National Juneteenth Observance Foundation, told Newsweek that the organization has been working with lawmakers for more than 25 years trying to enact legislation making Juneteenth a national holiday.
Nine generations separate me from my ancestors: Sally Hemings, a slave, and Thomas Jefferson, her owner. Plenty of time to process the fact men like him belong in museums, not on public squares.
In a 2001 ballot measure, Mississippi voters chose not to replace the flag by a margin of 2-to-1, but today's political climate is much different.
"There's no reason to think a Trump appearance in Tulsa will have any effect on November's election outcome in Tulsa or Oklahoma," the Tulsa World editorial board wrote.
The two former Clemson stars have called for the university to remove Calhoun's name due to his past as pro-slavery advocate.
Omar said that nationwide reforms are needed in the wake of George Floyd's police-involved death.
"Holding that sign up at the lockdown protest was a grave mistake and I ask forgiveness from all those who I have caused pain," the woman said.
An Iowa man was charged with false imprisonment and harassment on Tuesday after he allegedly held his girlfriend captive and forced her into watching "Roots."
Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley called out the education secretary for a remark she made at a Washington, D.C. event.
"To compare the brutal enslavement of Black Americans to a woman's constitutionally protected right is offensive," said Utah Rep. Sandra Hollins.
A Tallahassee country club situated on the grounds of a former plantation now must figure out how to memorialize the lives of forty slaves—with possibly more to be found.
After an undercover investigation, modern day slave markets were discovered through apps like Instagram and apps available in the Apple and Google Play stores.
"You can't understand America if you don't understand slavery," said artist Dread Scott, who has organized the reenactment.
The U.S. has issued detention orders on 5 imports from other countries thought to be products of global forced labor, fed by human trafficking.
Harvard University President Lawrence S. Bacow is being criticized as "tone deaf" for his Tuesday comparison between slavery and the school's fundraising efforts among alumni.