NEWS: New Orleans removes last of four statues linked to pro-slavery era | @Reuters

“We cannot be afraid of the truth,” said Landrieu, who along with other city leaders decided to take down the monuments in 2015, a decision that withstood challenges in federal court.

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DIGITAL/EXHIBIT: John W. Anderson’s Kentucky Slave Pen

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center posted a digital exhibit, “A Slave Pen’s Journey, 1832-34,” on domestic slave trader John W. Anderson’s Kentucky slave pen.

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NEWS: Support the Amistad Research Center on GiveNOLA Day

The Amistad Research Center participates in GiveNola 2017 starting at midnight. If you have it, give a bit to support a tremendous black archive and research center! Read on:
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Andrew Jackson

History, Memory, Andrew Jackson and the Civil War