Archaeologists say they have found the lost site of Harriet Tubman's family home in rural Maryland. The famed abolitionist’s father, Ben Ross, sheltered her and his family there in the 1840s.
Raymond Wood allegedly wrote a letter that proves he did. Historians don’t believe it.
Prince Philip’s funeral, owing to covid-19 restrictions and his general distaste for fuss, looked notably different from the way previous royals were mourned
The largest nonviolent escape attempt by enslaved people in American history unfolded in the nation's capital in 1848. Now a group in D.C. wants to make honoring the Pearl's passengers an annual event.
Before he was brutally killed by racists in Mississippi at 14 in 1955, Emmett Till had sometimes been cared for by the mother of Chicago Black Panther leader Fred Hampton, who was shot to death by police in 1969, There are also connections between Daunte Wright and George Floyd and between Caron Nazario and Eric Garner.
On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee approved a bill that would create a commission on slavery reparations. H.R. 40 takes its name from the unfulfilled promise of 40 acres and a mule.
Some White D.C. residents in the Reconstruction era preferred to have no voting rights rather than share them with Black voters.
A broad coalition of Virginia public officials and private citizens has come together to to preserve George Washington’s historic River Farm, and they say that Washington is only part of the reason why.
Native Americans desperately want to protect Oak Flat, a sacred site near Phoenix, from a mining operation. On Tuesday, a House Natural Resources subcommittee will hold a hearing on the future of the land, which sits on one of the largest untapped copper deposits in North America.
A Virginia congressman has filed a bill to make the swamp a National Heritage Site.