Slave cemetery discovered under Florida country club opens old wounds

Delaitre Hollinger, the immediate past president of the Tallahassee branch of the NAACP, visits the Capital City Country Club in Tallahassee, Fla., on Dec. 17. The discovery this month of 40 graves _ with perhaps dozens more yet to be found _ has spawned discussion about how to dignify the souls who lay in eternal…

Police Obtain Warrant for Ancestry.com DNA Database

Photo: Shutterstock A Pennsylvania court gave law enforcement officers access to the world’s largest DNA database in the world. We don’t really know when this happened or why the cops wanted the data. Ancestry.com, however, refused to comply with the warrant and the issue hasn’t really been settled so…I’m sure everything will work out.

Most Americans Don’t Know Puerto Ricans Are American

The territory’s residents have held citizenship for nearly a century. Alvin Baez / Reuters The poll found just 43 percent of Americans knew the citizenship status of Puerto Ricans. Fewer than half of Americans know Puerto Ricans are U.S. citizens, a new poll shows. The results reflect a stark reality about the nation’s awareness of the…

Black Model Calls Out ‘Racist’ Accessories In New York Fashion Show

In a time when fashion has been under fire for racist campaigns that have led to boycotts, re: Gucci blackface sweater, the hope would be that extra measures are taken to ensure that those instances do not continue to happen. However, it appears that New York City’s Fashion Institute of Technology has placed itself in…