History has often hidden the relationship between Thomas Jefferson & Sally Hemings, but new renovations at Jefferson's Monticello estate uncovers their story.
The room of Sally Hemings, a slave who had a long-term relationship with Thomas Jefferson, will be excavated at Monticello.
Astronomer and almanac author Benjamin Banneker (pictured), who was largely self-educated, rose in prominence in the 18th century via his written works and the accuracy…
The National Museum of African American History and Culture, in conjunction with the National Museum of American History, unveiled a new exhibit on Friday that features one of the nation’s Founding Fathers. The exhibit, “Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello: Paradox of Liberty,” turns a focus on the contradictory stances of Thomas Jefferson and his slave ownership. […]