Reparations: what does it mean to you?

The recent news of the Obama administration earmarking $12 million to assist Holocaust survivors in the United States has caused discussion in the Black community. Many have asked, what about those suffering below the poverty line who have survived the Black Holocaust in this nation? Black Americans are questioning Obama’s actions. We asked a few […]

The Africa Squadron: America’s attempt to stop the trans-Atlantic slave trade

Believe it or not, the United States during the height of the 19th century slave trade, took part in the international effort to end the trans-Atlantic slave trade.  From the years of 1819-1861 the United States sent a small squadron of ships to the west coast of Africa to board and seize slave ships plying their […]