Tag: Slavery

Twitter Calls Out Colin Kaepernick for Comparing NFL Recruitment to Slavery

Subject Sports; Football; Slavery Description Colin Kaepernick has come under fire after a tweet shared a clip from his new Netflix series, Colin In Black and White, in which he draws comparisons between the NFL and slavery. Creator  Tai Saint-Louis Source https://www.blackenterprise.com/twitter-calls-out-colin-kaepernick-for-comparing-nfl-recruitment-to-slavery/ Publisher blackenterprise.com File

Samuel L. Jackson Docuseries ‘Enslaved’ Sets Premiere Date on Epix

Subject Docuseries; Slavery; Samuel L. Jackson Description Samuel L. Jackson’s latest project, a docuseries looking to shed new light on 400 years of human trafficking from Africa to the New World, has set its premiere date. Creator Will Thorne Source https://variety.com/2020/tv/news/samuel-l-jackson-docuseries-enslaved-premiere-date-epix-1234724858/ Publisher variety.com File

‘Slavery Doesn’t End, It Just Evolves’: Lawyer Portrayed In ‘Just Mercy’ Wants Film To Inspire Change

Subject Film; History; Slavery; Civil Rights Description Bryan Stevenson, the crusading lawyer and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, who has worked tirelessly for decades to reform the criminal justice system and defend those on death row, is about to become a household name thanks to Hollywood. Creator […]

The 1619 Project

Subject The Legacy of Slavery In America Description The 1619 Project is an ongoing initiative from The New York Times Magazine that began in August 2019, the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American slavery. It aims to reframe the country’s history by placing the consequences of slavery […]

James Monroe Enslaved Hundreds, His Descendants Still Live Next Door

Subject The Legacy of Enslavement Description For generations, a small African American community has existed less than 10 miles from the president’s former plantation. Only recently has the full extent of their relationship been revealed. Creator Audra D. S. Burch Source https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/07/us/politics/monroe-slavery-highland.html Publisher nytimes.com File

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