Oney Judge, enslaved by George Washington, made a great escape — and history | Michael Coard
This is a story that every American should know. And it's a movie Hollywood should make right now.
Some 68 years after Brown v. Board, similar foes continue stubbornly fighting progress | Opinion
W.E.B. DuBois once said, 'Either the United States will destroy ignorance or ignorance will destroy the United States.'
Brown v. Bd of Ed never really overturned Plessy | Michael Coard
America won’t be serious until it destroys its inherent and systemic racism.
Jackie Robinson was a radical. Don’t listen to the sanitized version of history | Opinion
He challenged banks for discriminating against Black neighborhoods and condemned slumlords who preyed on Black families.
Slavery never really ended because the 13th Amendment still allows it | Michael Coard
People think the 13th Amendment repealed slavery. It didn't. It just created slavery by another name.
Happy 107th birthday Cecil B. Moore: The perfect role model for Black attorneys | Michael Coard
All Black attorneys know how systemically racist America is - Cecil Moore knew it, and did something about it.
Will the U.S. Supreme Court ever get around to overruling the shame of Dred Scott?| Michael Coard
Language in a Kansas case reminds us that this shameful judgment has never been overturned.
Marking a shameful anniversary & the U.S. Supreme Court’s racist failure | Michael Coard
180 years ago, the highest court in the land ordered a free Black woman and her children back into slavery. And Pa. played a role.
Lawyer Robert Morris fought — sometimes physically — to free the enslaved | Michael Coard
Morris wasn't the nation's first Black lawyer -- but he left a big mark on history.
How 18th Century Quakers led a sugar boycott to protest slavery | Opinion
In the 1780s, British and American Quakers launched an extensive and unprecedented propaganda campaign against slavery and slave-labor products.
Black History Month is world history every day | Michael Coard
Africa is the cradle of humankind. And it is also the cradle of civilization.
The forgotten voices of race records: The Black artists fleeced by the music industry | Opinion
Bottom line: If record companies could get away with it, there was no bottom line