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Michigan Senators Spar Over Juneteenth Slavery Resolution
A proposed Michigan legislative resolution recognizing a holiday that celebrates the end of slavery...


Ancestral Records of African-Americans to Go Online in 2016
Database of over one million records will soon be made available to the public....


Vermont to Mark End of Slavery With Official Juneteenth Commemoration
Army's first Black helicopter pilot dies....


Malcolm X Daughter Speaks on the 'African Holocaust'
Ilyasah Shabazz makes Juneteenth speech in New York City....


Dallas County Officials Approve Slavery Reparations Unknowingly
This week the Dallas County Commissioners Court voted in favor of African-Americans receiving repar...


This Day in Black History: June 19, 1865
The first Juneteenth celebration was held on June 19, 1865....


Miami Historical Society Honors Black Participation in Railroads
The Railroaders Society showcases the African-American workers on the trains....


Senate Unanimously OKs Apology for Slavery
Senate unanimously OKs apology for slavery....