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Southern University Law Center Joins ‘Universities Studying Slavery’, a 40+ School Consortium

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Southern University Law Center (SULC) is the latest of 40+ schools to join a consortium titled Universities Studying Slavery (USS).  Organized through the University of Virginia, the consortium addresses historical and contemporary issues related to race and inequality in higher education as well as how the complicated legacy of slavery still shapes modern American society.

“We are thrilled to have the Southern University Law Center join the growing movement of schools confronting slavery and its many enduring legacies,” said Kirt von Daacke, co-chair of the University of Virginia’s President’s Commission on Slavery and the University. “In particular, we look forward to the collective benefiting from SULC’s expertise in working with descendants, its expertise in civil rights and justice advocacy, and its commitment to repair and redress for systemic racism in American society.”

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