"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.
Cathedral Preparatory School and Villa Maria Academy is investigating the "offensive, inappropriate and unacceptable" posts, which were made over a period of several days.
A student's grandmother, who posted the images to social media, said the teacher should be "removed for her blatant insensitivity and racism towards teaching this lesson on slavery to our children."
"I know Madura. I confronted Madura," Biden said, after being asked how America can "repair the legacy of slavery."
After a visitor to a Louisiana plantation complained, "We didn't come to hear a lecture on how the white people treated slaves," food historian Michael W. Twitty decided to respond.
"It was by virtue of our bondage that we became the most American of all," the Times author writes. But aren't all of us "the most American of all"?
Here in Virginia, we're tearing down the name of Jefferson Davis. Goodbye and good riddance.
The research initiative came months after the school released a report on Baldwin Hall, where remains of slaves were discovered.
Former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly detailed the "brutal injustice" of his Irish ancestors and said slavery reparations for black Americans falsely reinforces that the U.S. was founded by racist white men.
Fox News host Laura Ingraham dismissed the arguments for slavery reparations during her podcast, saying: "It's called conquest."
The debate on reparations for slavery was the focus of a Congressional hearing on Wednesday for the first time in a decade.
Candace Owens, founder of the "Blexit" movement, said on Fox News host Laura Ingraham's show that welfare "socialized" black communities.
Women, men, and children held in nightmarish detention centers in Libya face an even greater risk to life and limb as rival factions escalate their fight for the Libyan capital of Tripoli.
"The president is now glorifying a loser," Congressman James Clyburn pointed out on Sunday. "Robert E. Lee was a loser," he asserted.
Georgetown students voted in favor of adding a semesterly fee of $27.20 to tuition costs to fund reparations for the descendants of 272 slaves sold in 1838 to help pay the university's debts.
Talk radio host Larry Elder ridiculed the concept of slavery reparations, denouncing Democratic lawmakers for vowing to "extract" money from people who were never slave owners to give to people "who were never slaves."
"She exploited somebody else's culture and I'm the racist for pointing it out? I love that!" Tucker Carlson said.
"If you want to start a problem and to inflame racial tension even more, start blaming people who have nothing to do with slavery, for the sin of slavery," conservative commentator Katie Pavlich said.
Senator Kamala Harris, a contender for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, said that reparations should be made to the African-American community, explaining that more needed to be done to address mental health.
"I think you had 600,000 people brought to the United States under involuntary servitude, or slavery, and 620,000 died in the Civil War."
Fox News host Mark Levin said Senator Kamala Harris and the rest of the Democratic Party should pay African-Americans back for slavery reparations.
"People aren't starting out on the same base in terms of their ability to succeed, and so we have got to recognize that and give people a lift up," Senator Kamala Harris said.
Washington is the model of the citizen-statesman that most every one of those who followed him into the nation's highest office has sought to emulate.
Governor Ralph Northam has rejected calls to resign, saying, "Virginia needs someone that can heal."
Tucker Carlson accused the left of racism against whites during his Fox News show.
"He said he would sell me into slavery if I didn't do what he said, and then he started making little jingles about slavery," said one of the girls.