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A production still from The Underground Railroad on Prime

The Underground Railroad’s first trailer has well and truly divided the internet

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  • Viola Davis beautifully explains why she has bought a former slave plantation
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    Viola Davis beautifully explains why she has bought a former slave plantation

  • Janelle Monae attends the Chanel show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2020/2021 on March 03, 2020 in Paris, France. (Photo by Julien Hekimian/Getty Images)
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    Janelle Monáe reveals “triggering” story behind new Antebellum trailer

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    10 incredible Pulitzer Prize winners by women

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Best historical fiction by women.
Books

Incredible reads based on true-life tales

Unmissable historical books from Hilary Mantel to Yaa Gyasi.

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Princess Eugenie new podcast
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Princess Eugenie is releasing a royal podcast about modern day slavery

Here's everything we know so far

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Hollie Richardson
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The incredible true story of the captured poet who wrote her way to freedom

Remembering Phyllis Wheatley, the first well-known black female poet in the western world and the first African-American to publish a book

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Anna-Marie Crowhurst
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The true story of Queen Nanny, rebel leader and Jamaican National Hero

In 18th century Jamaica, an escaped slave named Queen Nanny led a revolt against the British.

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Marai Larasi
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Bride criticised for trying to bully black bridesmaid into a plantation wedding

“How do I convince her that she’s being ridiculous and that what happened was a long time ago and has no bearing on my wedding?”

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Why you’ll be seeing red X’s everywhere on Facebook today

It’s all to raise awareness of modern-day slavery.

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Moya Crockett
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Yeonmi Park on the story of her harrowing escape from North Korea

“We were bought and sold like cattle”

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