The study comes in the wake of media and campaigner reports that online fashion firm Boohoo's suppliers underpaid garment workers in Leicester, central England, and failed to protect them from Covid-19. Boohoo last week said it was investigating.
A British royal history professor David Starkey quit his honorary position at Cambridge University after this controversial remarks created an uproar in Britain.
The measure passes with a 91-23 majority vote in the House of Representatives, triggering cheers in the Senate gallery. A few hours later, the Senate voted 37-14 for the bill.
As anti-racism protests resonate across the world after the unarmed black man George Floyd was killed in police custody in Minneapolis, we take a look at the monuments knocked down in the US:
The anthem, believed to have been written by a slave in the mid-19th century, became a mainstay with English rugby fans in the 1980s, with its lyrics displayed all around Twickenham Stadium.
Australian PM Scott Morrison makes rare apology after comments to a local radio that "there was no slavery in Australia," sparking criticism.
Statues celebrating 'icons' who helped create a racist system, perpetuate the racist system.
Slave ships' arrival 400 years ago marks the beginning of a dark period of US history: 250 years of slavery followed by a long period of racial segregation, the repercussions of which are still felt in American society.
Nike pulled the Air Max 1 USA shoe, which included a Revolutionary-era US flag with 13 white stars in a circle on the heel, after activist Colin Kaepernick said the flag would be offensive because of its connection to an era of slavery.
With the highest chore gap in the world, women in India currently spend 352 minutes per day on unpaid work, compared to the 52 minutes that men spend carrying out unpaid tasks.
The Alabama Historical Commission, in a post on its Facebook page, called the effort to locate the Clotilda a "year-long scientific investigation."
The University of Cambridge will conduct a two-year academic study into how it benefited from the Atlantic slave trade. It is the latest turn in the ongoing debate over how institutions should face their demons.
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