“Frederick Douglass became a free man in New York,” said New-York Historical Society President Louise Mirrer. “He stepped off the boat and walked down Broadway, just an ordinary human being.”
The home represents the legacy of one of the most prominent former slaves in the northeast, according to village historians.
Seventh graders at Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy went on a four-day trip to Nature’s Classroom in Massachusetts last year.
Parents are upset and disgusted by a homework assignment that used scenarios about killing and whipping slaves to teach math.
U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney (D-Conn.) was trying to correct the record Tuesday, after Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln” movie suggested that Connecticut was not entirely in favor of the 13th Amendment that abolished slavery.
She was berated and tricked into a life of submission. That’s what a housekeeper from Indonesia claims in a shocking lawsuit against a prominent family from the Hamptons.
Some shocking allegations were levied on Friday as two immigrants from India said they were held hostage for years in an upscale home by a doctor and his family.
A copy of the Emancipation Proclamation signed by Lincoln and bought by Robert F. Kennedy is going up for auction and could fetch as much as $1.5 million.
New federal charges allege that the former dean of the Institute of Asian Studies at St. Johns University threatened her scholarship students with revoking their funds if they didn’t do menial tasks.