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Louisiana Voted to Keep Slavery

Louisiana recently voted to keep Slavery. Four U.S. states voted to remove language from their state constitutions that said slavery is legal as a criminal punishment. Yet, Louisiana voted on the contrary. In other words, those in Louisiana voted...

The Ex-Slave Who Authored a Greek Language Book

William Sanders Scarborough was an African-American, emancipated slave who authored a Greek textbook. His First Lessons in Greek was written in 1881. The textbook offered Greek to English and English to Greek language practice as well as exercises on...

Juneteenth: U.S. Marks End of Slavery for African Americans

Juneteenth, America's youngest federal holiday recognized last year by President Joe Biden will be celebrated across the nation on Sunday, June 19th. Juneteenth came to national prominence in 2020 amid nationwide protests after Minneapolis man George Floyd and Louisville, Kentucky...

Busting Racism in the 1930s: Greeks Serving African American Patrons

This powerful photo shot at a Greek-owned diner in Pittsburgh’s Hill District circa the 1930s is an emotional reminder of how newly arrived Greek immigrants treated African Americans. The owners are pictured serving their patrons more than three decades before...