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Remains of former slave eyed for sainthood moved to church

In a step toward possible sainthood, the remains of a former slave have been moved to a Catholic cathedral in Denver so people can more easily honor her and pray for her help.

Yale to keep name of college honoring supporter of slavery

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 acknowledges slave past through markers

Clemson University has broken ground for a historical marker near the spot where slaves and imprisoned black laborers once lived.

Harvard agrees to retire law school shield tied to slavery

Harvard University is retiring the official shield of its law school following complaints over its ties to an 18th-century slaveholder.

SC school nixes slavery journal assignment as insensitive

A South Carolina school district has scrapped an assignment asking third-grade students to pretend to be slaves.

Lawsuit: Cafeteria manager enslaved mentally disabled worker

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.

MARKING HISTORY: Orange Street Landing

video The Cape Fear area is full of history, especially from the Civil War era, including a remarkable story of escape.

First black joins NC’s Sons of American Revolution

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.

Charges dismissed in alleged NC enslavement case

A North Carolina woman who said she was a religious deity will not stand trial on charges she kept three children in domestic slavery.

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