Posts tagged: American slavery - Diverse

Congress Passes Bill Making Juneteenth a Federal Holiday

by | June 16, 2021 Congress has passed a bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday. Juneteenth –June 19 every yea Read more

Clemson University Works to Identify 604 Unmarked Graves in Campus Cemetery

by | November 4, 2020
Clemson University is working to learn the identities of those buried in 604 unmarked graves on [...] Read more

Lawsuit Against Harvard for its Alleged Prison Industry Investments

| February 20, 2020
The Harvard Prison Divestment Campaign filed a suit against Harvard University on Wednesday ove [...] Read more

MSU Libraries to Digitize Records of Enslaved Mississippians

| February 19, 2020
Mississippi State University (MSU) Libraries said it plans to digitize records of enslaved Miss [...] Read more

How Dr. Hasan Jeffries is Rethinking the Way We Teach Black History

by | February 7, 2020
As a teenager in 1980s Brooklyn, Dr. Hasan Jeffries tried piecing together two different storie [...] Read more

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

by | February 6, 2020
Southern University Law Center (SULC) is the latest of 40+ schools to join a consortium titled [...] Read more

University of Cincinnati to Remove Slave Owner’s Name From its College of Arts and Sciences

by | December 17, 2019
The University of Cincinnati (UC) board of trustees unanimously voted to discontinue the school [...] Read more

Harvard Faces Lawsuit from Enslaved Man’s Descendant

by | March 20, 2019
The great-great-great granddaughter of an enslaved man named Renty has filed a lawsuit against [...] Read more