(NEW YORK) -- Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley made a surprise cameo during "Saturday Night Live"'s cold open, mocking a fictional "Donald Trump," played by cast member James Austin Johnson, and joking about her past controversy talking about the Civil War.The roughly two-minute appearance during... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In a sit-down interview with ABC News, Miami mayor and 2024 Republican presidential candidate Francis Suarez took repeated aim at one of his party's most prominent White House hopefuls -- Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis -- while suggesting he saw some problems... Read More.
(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- Vice President Kamala Harris returned to Florida Tuesday and continued to take aim at the state's widely panned new Black history curriculum standard that suggests enslaved people learned skills that could later benefit them."Right here in Florida, they plan to teach... Read More.
(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) -- Vice President Kamala Harris traveled to Florida Friday to keep up her "fight" back against new, controversial Black history standards approved unanimously this week by the state's board of education.Among the changes approved Wednesday was a section of "benchmark clarifications," and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- An “Abolition Amendment” was introduced in Congress last week that would eliminate the so-called slavery loophole in the U.S. Constitution.Ratified in 1865, the 13th Amendment abolished slavery and involuntary servitude in the United States, “except as punishment for crime.” That exception... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Three legislators are working to abolish the so-called slavery loophole in the U.S. Constitution ahead of Juneteenth, which marks the day in 1865 when the last enslaved African Americans learned they were free.As it stands, the Constitution states: “Neither slavery nor involuntary... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Kamala Harris, the first Black U.S. vice president, on Saturday begins a historic first trip while in office to Africa, with stops scheduled in Ghana, Tanzania and Zambia during her weeklong tour.She continues the Biden administration's outreach to African countries amid competition... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Slavery was on some ballots this Election Day, and voters in several states on Tuesday were in favor of officially removing language that allows slavery as a form of criminal punishment from their state constitutions.However, not all of the states with slavery... Read More.
(KINGSTON, Jamaica) -- Prince William delivered a speech Wednesday in Jamaica expressing his "profound sorrow" over the history of slavery, as he and his wife, Duchess Kate, have faced protests on their Caribbean tour."I want to express my profound sorrow. Slavery was abhorrent. And... Read More.