The fee would be $27.20 per semester and the figure represents the 1838 sale of 272 enslaved individuals by the Maryland province of the Society of Jesus province for the benefit of Georgetown University.
In 1939, the editors spoke out against the Daughters of the American Revolution when the group tried to prevent Marian Anderson from performing in Constitution Hall. Anderson performed instead at the Lincoln Memorial before a crowd of 75,000.
Authorities in southern Louisiana are investigating a string of "suspicious" fires at three African American churches in recent days.
As we head into Oscars season, here are 10 of the best and most diverse films that did not get nominated for an Oscar but still merit watching.