Posts tagged: Slavery - Diverse
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Context Needed in Coverage of Libya Slave Trade, Media Experts Say

by | December 4, 2017 The auctioning of hundreds of African immigrants in Libya is perhaps one of the most underrepor Read more

Scholar Studies the Complexity of Black Identity

by Gia Savage | November 28, 2017
Dr. Robert Patterson’s passion for education began early. As a young child, he carried a clip [...] Read more

At 63, Descendant of Slaves is Helping Georgetown Reconcile its Past

by | November 14, 2017
Melisande Short-Colomb took up Georgetown’s offer to begin a complicated process of reconcili [...] Read more

St. Mary’s Unearths Evidence of Its Slave-laden Past

by Catherine Morris | July 3, 2017
St. Mary’s College of Maryland is one of many colleges and universities currently exploring i [...] Read more

Harvard Publicly Acknowledges Historical Ties to Slavery

by Collin Binkley, Associated Press | March 5, 2017
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Harvard University publicly acknowledged its deep ties to colonial-era sla [...] Read more

University of Wisconsin Students Demand Free Tuition for Black Students

by Todd Richmond, Associated Press | February 16, 2017
MADISON, Wis. — Black students should be offered free tuition and housing at the University o [...] Read more

University of Oregon Building Name Will Stay Despite Man’s Pro-slavery Stance

by Associated Press | January 26, 2017
EUGENE, Ore. — The president of the University of Oregon said he will not change the name of [...] Read more

Rutgers Confronts Ties to Slavery in Groundbreaking Report

by Associated Press | November 20, 2016
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Rutgers University is confronting its historical ties to slavery. The N [...] Read more

Students, Faculty Ask UVa President not to Quote Jefferson

by Associated Press | November 15, 2016
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. —The University of Virginia president defended her use of Thomas Jeffers [...] Read more

Historical Appreciation: Reflecting on the 2016 Presidential Election

by Roberto Rodriguez | November 11, 2016
On election night, I received hundreds of messages from friends and colleagues from throughout [...] Read more

Anthropology Professor Uncovers Birthplace of Inspiration for Uncle Tom’s Cabin

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | October 30, 2016
An anthropology professor has discovered a small Maryland town as the likely birthplace of Josi [...] Read more

Monticello Summit Offers Somber View of Slavery Legacy

by Catherine Morris | October 5, 2016
A public summit hosted by the Thomas Jefferson Foundation brought hundreds to Monticello for a [...] Read more

Georgetown, Harvard Embrace Role in Slavery Atonement

by Catherine Morris | September 29, 2016
Colleges and universities have a significant role to play in investigating and reconciling the [...] Read more

Georgetown University to Atone for Slavery Ties

by Catherine Morris | September 1, 2016
Georgetown derived operational funds from the profits of Maryland plantations and benefited fro [...] Read more

Yale to Revisit Name of College Honoring Slavery Supporter

by Associated Press | August 1, 2016
NEW HAVEN, Conn. ― Yale University said Monday it will reconsider the decision to keep the na [...] Read more
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