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Know Your Religion

The Gantt Report, By Lucius Gantt      I’ve been writing editorial and opinion columns for most of my life. My writing longevity has endured because...

Changing Racist Hearts: ‘Amazing Grace’ hymnwriter’s racist past

By Rusty Wright You’ve likely heard the famous hymn, Amazing Grace.  Were you aware of its writer’s racist past?  I thought I knew his real story,...

Man accused of human trafficking across several states

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (WPEC) – Derrion Kirby is in jail today accused of trafficking two women across multiple states, including Florida. According to the...

Muhammadu Buhari: Slavery still exists – We must take action

By Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria. Four centuries ago, the first 20 documented African slaves arrived on the shores of Virginia. In the years...

COMMENTARY: Black Bodies Creating White Power

By Oscar Blayton Almost every high school student in America knows about the compromise reached during the drafting of the U.S. Constitution resulting in enslaved...

COMMENTARY: Biblical silence about slavery leaves lasting questions today

NNPA NEWSWIRE — ‘By the mid 19th Century, the majority of slaves had been introduced to Christianity, although most still could not read the...

Slavery in America, Part II: The Catholic Church

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) has launched a global news feature series on the history, contemporary realities and implications of the transatlantic slave...

The Gantt Report: Slavery Was Not A Choice

     You never know who you will fall in love with. You also never know who will become your soul mate.      No disrespect to his wife,...

Sold for sex the last time in Washington, D.C., she returned for congressional award

The last memory Arien Pauls had of Washington, D.C., was being sold for sex not far from the Capitol. That changed last week when...

Remember (The Truth About) The Alamo

On a Saturday evening in February 1955, like a million other kids in America with their eyes glued to black and white televisions, I...

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