In some regions of the country, the ghost of American Southern slavery is still celebrated with french fries and loud music.
En algunas regiones del país, el fantasma de la esclavitud sureña estadounidense sigue celebrándose con papas fritas y música a todo volumen.
A group of Mexican researchers have found the first material evidence of the region's colonial and slave-owning past, and they warn that it is only the tip of the iceberg.
A shipment of beauty accessories suspected to be made from the hair of people locked up in Chinese detention camps was seized again in New York on Wednesday.
The Afro-Latino community has the greatest symbol of the struggle against slavery in this small Colombian municipality.
Well-known family names and those of emblematic places are traces of a taboo history in a country that got rich off human trafficking in the Antilles and Africa.
Congressman Adriano Espaillat (New York) and Rep. Dwight Evans of Pennsylvania have introduced a bill that will fight the resurgence of racial hatred in the United States.
El futuro de la estatua del polémico ex comisario de policía y alcalde Frank Rizzo está en el banquillo, especialmente después de las manifestaciones de la semana pasada en Charlottesville, Virginia, que empezaron como una protesta en contra de la retirada de un monumento al general Confederado Robert E. Lee.
The future of a statue in the likeness of highly contentious former police commissioner and mayor Frank Rizzo is on the fritz, particularly after this past week’s rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia which began as a protest to keep a memorial to Confederate General Robert E. Lee from being removed.
The President dissolved two business adversary councils on Wednesday after several chief executive officers quit over his remarks about last weekend"s violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Trump's remarks als sparked condemnation from his fellow Republicans, including two Bush presidents, who issued an statement condemning 'racial bigotry'.
A manifestation of white supremacists in Virginia reveals that words are the most sensitive weapon of politics.
Una de las víctimas ha sido identificada como Heather Heyer, activista anti-racista, de 32 años. En un intento por frenar la lluvia de críticas contra Donald Trump por su ambigua respuesta al ataque sucedido en Charlottesville el pasado sábado, la Casa Blanca emitió un comunicado 36 horas después en el que condemnaba a los "supremacistas blancos" por incitar a la violencia.
Trying to stop the fallout over President Trump’s ambiguous response to this weekend's incident in Charlottesville, Va., the White House condemned “white supremacists” for inciting violence in a statement, issued 36 hours after the protests began.
A few days before President Trump and Republican congressional leaders trumpeted a legislative success toward their goal of dismantling Obamacare, America’s 45th president burnished his unenviable image of ignorance about history.
The approval of a new Law on Crimes of Human Trafficking, which identifies prostitution with exploitation, plus the closing down of tolerance zones where prostitution is permitted, have forced sex workers into dangerous areas. One of the darker aspects of the trade is police persecution, since cops have been known to abuse their authority over women working illegally.
In the mid 19th century, 60% of the "slave" ships crossing the Atlantic from Africa to America were owned by Spanish -mainly from Catalonia and the tiny island of Menorca. Money from illegal slave trade had a key rol in financing the banking system and industrialization of Spain.
While Sen. McConnell claims there is no one to give reparations to for slavery today, there are many ways to address the subject.
The consequences of slavery to education both in Brazil and in the USA is the scenery for Baobab Flowers, a film directed by the Brazilian filmmaker Gabriela Watson.