Posts tagged: Slavery - Diverse
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Renowned Historian Ira Berlin Dies at 77

by Reginald Stuart | June 7, 2018 History teachers and mentees at higher education institutions across the nation expressed regre Read more

University of Rochester to Give Frederick Douglass Honorary Degree Posthumously

by | May 9, 2018
Frederick Douglass — the former Maryland slave who later emerged as a prominent abolitionist [...] Read more

Students at NY’s Hofstra Want Jefferson Statue Removed

by Associated Press | March 28, 2018
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — Some students at New York’s Hofstra University want a Thomas Jefferso [...] Read more

Technology, Ties to Slavery Among ACE Meeting Topics

by | March 12, 2018
WASHINGTON — Higher education leaders and stakeholders gathered for the 100th annual meeting [...] Read more

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
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