Crews are installing two large artifacts inside the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture while it’s still under construction on the National Mall.
New research has found that the red sandstone for one of the oldest buildings on the National Mall, the Smithsonian Castle, was quarried by slaves.
The house where President Abraham Lincoln drafted the Emancipation Proclamation some 150 years ago is confronting the reality that more people are held in modern-day slavery than at the height of the trans-Atlantic slave trade.
Warning: The subject of this exploration will constrict your blood vessels, choke your windpipe and dispatch you to an early grave, 5 million of you a year. The most lucrative crop the Americas have ever seen, it kept the British at bay, kept the enslaved entrapped, kept Hollywood sexy. Until it didn’t anymore.
A Baltimore museum dedicated to the history of Maryland’s black residents is planning an event marking the abolition of slavery in the state.
Kara Cotton majored in international business at Howard University before her curiosity, fondness for historical mysteries and sense of adventure led her to study anthropology.
A statue honoring abolitionist Frederick Douglass will be unveiled this week in Easton.
National Park Service archaeologists are hoping to learn more this summer about a slave village unearthed within Monocacy National Battlefield.
Development plans for a once-thriving plantation site near the National Harbor resort on the Potomac River’s Maryland shore are drawing scrutiny from preservationists who say slave quarters left at the site could be destroyed.
A museum exhibit about slavery in Frederick County is as notable for its location as its subject matter.
Visitors to a park in Maryland will be able to experience what it was like to travel the underground railroad.