Tag Archives: slavery

  • TAYO’s History Cartoon: ‘Slavery was Just as Bad’

    Jan 28, 15 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *Its seventy years since the holocaust and watching a series of stories told by surviving Holocaust victims now in their 80s and 90s, it is still as fresh in their minds as it was 70 years ago. It is difficult not to feel emotional as well listening to their harrowing stories and seeing them cry. No human […]

  • Stevie Wonder Behind NBC Mini-Series on Underground Railroad

    Jan 16, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Stevie Wonder is on board for an upcoming NBC miniseries set against the Underground Railroad. The project will focus on three couples based on real slaves who fought their way to freedom. Wonder, who will serve as executive producer for the project, may also be involved in a musical adaptation of the miniseries that NBC hopes […]

  • Artie Lange Blitzes ESPN’s Cari Champion with Racist, Sexist Tweets

    Nov 5, 14 by EURPublisher01 6 Comments

    *Comedian Artie Lange (a former Howard Stern Show staple) fired off a number of crude and racist tweets about ESPN’s Cari Champion, the host of “First Take.” “The chick on ESPNs First Take is so f*ckin hot!,” Lange started off. Soon, it devolved into mentions of plantations, slavery, whippings and having “illegitimate children.” See below (WARNING […]

  • WGN America Readies Drama About the Underground Railroad

    Aug 13, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *A new drama series about the Underground Railroad is coming to WGN America. From Sony TV’s and executive producer Akiva Goldsman, “Underground” follows the slaves who set foot on the Underground Railroad, the secret network of men and women who risked their lives aiding them, and the mercenaries tasked with hunting them down at any […]

  • Horrific Historical Eye-Opener: Black Babies Once Used As Alligator Bait (Video)

    Aug 13, 14 by Brainuser1 3 Comments

    *Graphic content. It doesn’t get much worse than this. Some things you just wish you didn’t know. But not knowing something just keeps us ignorant. We have to know these things because they are a part of our African American experience. Our history. A shocking and hurtful video talks about how the babies of slaves were […]

  • Nas Sees Bill of Sale for 3rd Great Grandma on ‘Finding Your Roots’

    Jul 23, 14 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment

    *Nas will be among the new crop of celebrities presented with their family history in the PBS series “Finding Your Roots” — and the first rapper to ever appear on the program, which begins its second season in September. “We introduced Nas to five generations – we’ve never been able to do this before for […]