Tim Scott said during the second GOP presidential debate that slavery wasn't as "hard to survive" for Black families as LBJ's "Great Society" welfare program.


The way some Americans distort the racist history of the U.S. into an uplifting – and sanitized – moral lesson is an example why separating fact from fiction is critical in teaching about slavery.


In a prime example of what Florida's slavery curriculum gets wrong, George Washington’s efforts to free Black people pale in comparison to how he fought to keep Black people enslaved.

Let's take a look at the Black "scholars" the DeSantis administration selected to change the Black history standards in Florida.


How could slaves ever "benefit" from slavery when Black people were already ironworkers, farmers, carpenters, political scientists and more dating back thousands of years in Africa?

Addressing out the inaccuracies in Florida's "slaves benefited from slavery" narrative, while noble and truthful, is, in many ways, besides the point.


Truly, this new level of legislative zeal in rewriting history is astonishing.

A demand for free insulin from Nina Turner prompted the New Hampshire Libertarian Party to suggest she should be an enslaved person "picking crops" in a metaphor gone horribly wrong.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Board of Education approved new standards that teach slaves benefited from slavery.

On June 16, 1822, a small group of slaves foiled Denmark Vesey's planned uprising by telling their masters about the plot to free thousands. We will never forget.