The end of affirmative action is as American as chattel slavery | Opinion
We have an obligation to move our reality toward one that perfects the promises of our nation’s most hallowed documents for all.
The 13th Amendment didn’t end slavery – but it did fuel mass incarceration | Michael Coard
Black people are still being enslaved in 21st century America. This is how
How politicians are seeking to control classroom discussions about slavery | Opinion
A Texas proposal to refer to slavery as 'involuntary relocation' is part of an ongoing effort to hide its horrific and brutal nature.
The U.S. has a long and shameful history of treating women like property | Michael Coard
Free white women's bodies have it bad in the U.S. History shows that enslaved Black girls' bodies had it worse.
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People think the 13th Amendment repealed slavery.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.
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.
How the brutal trade in enslaved people has been whitewashed out of U.S. history | Opinion
Americans continue to misunderstand how slavery worked and how vast was its reach – even as the histories of race and slavery are central to ongoing public conversations.
Five things you didn’t know about slavery’s birth 402 years ago | Michael Coard
Slavery was a key component of daily life here in Pennsylvania generally and Philadelphia particularly.
This is why reparations are always about more than money | Opinion
Past atrocities do not end when the physical violence comes to an end. The violence continues to affect the social, cultural and economic lives of those targeted far into the future.