Yale University has decided to keep the name of a residential college named for 19th-century alumnus John C. Calhoun, who was an ardent supporter of slavery.
Clemson University has broken ground for a historical marker near the spot where slaves and imprisoned black laborers once lived.
Harvard University is retiring the official shield of its law school following complaints over its ties to an 18th-century slaveholder.
A South Carolina school district has scrapped an assignment asking third-grade students to pretend to be slaves.
A South Carolina cafeteria worker is accusing his former employer of subjecting him to treatment akin to slavery and years of mental and physical abuse.
The Cape Fear area is full of history, especially from the Civil War era, including a remarkable story of escape.
A chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution in North Carolina is inducting its first black member, a firefighter who only recently learned his ancestor was freed from slavery after fighting for American independence.
A North Carolina woman who said she was a religious deity will not stand trial on charges she kept three children in domestic slavery.
A permanent exhibition opening this fall will show how the Great Dismal Swamp became a haven for thousands of people escaping slavery before the Civil War.
Plans for a historical marker commemorating 10 black men who served the Confederacy are being rejected by Union County officials as inappropriate for the old county courthouse.