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School Homework Asks Kids To Give 3 'Good' Reasons For Slavery

School Homework Asks Kids To Give 3 'Good' Reasons For SlaveryA private Christian school in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, is under fire after asking fourth-graders to lay out three “good” reasons for slavery as part of a homework assignment.



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CBC chairman on Roy Moore slavery comments: 'Appalling'

CBC chairman on Roy Moore slavery comments: 'Appalling'Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La., Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus talks to NBC's Andrea Mitchell about the White House and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and Roy Moore.



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LA Times Releases Audio of Roy Moore's Offhand Comment on Slavery

LA Times Releases Audio of Roy Moore's Offhand Comment on SlaveryMoore commented that America was great before the Civil War when "families were united, even though we had slavery."



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Roy Moore Believes America Was Great During Slavery. Twitter Users Detonate.

Roy Moore Believes America Was Great During Slavery. Twitter Users Detonate.GOP Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore stunned some listeners when he said he thought America was “great” during the era of slavery. Though he made the comments at a campaign rally in Florence, Alabama, more than two months ago, they’ve re-emerged in a viral tweet just days before the election.



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Roy Moore's claim that America was 'great' during slavery resurfaces, sparking huge backlash

Roy Moore's claim that America was 'great' during slavery resurfaces, sparking huge backlashAlabama Senate candidate Roy Moore has sparked outrage among many on the left once again after his comments on slavery from a campaign event earlier this year resurfaced this week.



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Roy Moore Believes America Was Great During Slavery. Twitter Users Detonate.

Roy Moore Believes America Was Great During Slavery. Twitter Users Detonate.GOP Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore stunned some listeners when he said he thought America was “great” during the era of slavery.



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Libya allows emergency migrant 'evacuations' after slavery uproar

Libya allows emergency migrant 'evacuations' after slavery uproarLibya agreed Wednesday with key EU and African leaders to allow migrants facing abuse in detention camps to be evacuated within days or weeks, mostly to their home countries, French President Emmanuel Macron said. The decision was taken after Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara called for “all urgent measures” to end slave trading and other migrant abuses in Libya at an EU-Africa summit in Abidjan. The leaders of Libya, France, Germany, Chad, Niger and four other countries “decided on an extreme emergency operation to evacuate from Libya those who want to be,” Macron told reporters after their emergency talks on the summit sidelines.



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Nigeria flies migrants home from Libya after slavery scare

Nigeria flies migrants home from Libya after slavery scareNigeria’s president said on Wednesday the government had started bringing stranded citizens home from Libya after a global outcry over reports that migrants there were being sold into slavery. Muhammadu Buhari’s comments came days after CNN aired footage that appeared to show men being auctioned as farm hands in Libya after being smuggled across the Sahara. Libya’s U.N.-backed government has said it is investigating.



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Filmmaker Ken Burns Reminds John Kelly What Caused The Civil War: Slavery

Filmmaker Ken Burns Reminds John Kelly What Caused The Civil War: SlaveryWASHINGTON — Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns has weighed in on White House Chief of Staff John Kelly’s controversial comments about the Civil War, saying that while many factors contributed to the conflict, one caused it: slavery.



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Donald Trump's former spokeswoman claims slavery is 'good history' in Confederate statue debate

Donald Trump's former spokeswoman claims slavery is 'good history' in Confederate statue debateSlavery is good history are not four words one often hears uttered in the same sentence but Donald Trump’s former campaign spokesperson appears to think it is a plausible clause. Katrina Pierson, who was national campaign spokeswoman for President Trump during the election, made the assertion while attempting to defend the continued existence of Confederate statues in the US. Democrat leader Nancy Pelosi has been campaigning for the removal of Confederate statues in the wake of the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville which saw Neo-Nazis, KKK members, and “alt-right” activists descend on the Virginia city to protest the removal of such a statue there.



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