Posts tagged: Confederacy - Diverse


Institutional Renaming Efforts Prompt a Reckoning Over the Legacy of Slavery and the Confederacy

by Katti Gray | September 2, 2020 For those who made the decision, dismantling James Madison University’s (JMU) almost century- Read more

Jefferson Davis Parkway in New Orleans to be Renamed After Former Xavier University President

by | August 21, 2020
After a unanimous vote by council members, Jefferson Davis Parkway in New Orleans, Louisiana, w [...] Read more

Students, Faculty and Alumni Push for Washington and Lee University Name Change

by | July 2, 2020
Students, faculty members and alumni have called for Washington and Lee University to change it [...] Read more

U of Florida to End ‘Gator Bait’ Cheer for its ‘Horrific Historic Racist Imagery’

| June 18, 2020
The University of Florida will stop the use of its ‘Gator Bait’ athletics cheer because of [...] Read more

After Anti-Racism Protests, UNLV Removes Statue, Dartmouth to Remove Weather Vane

| June 17, 2020
Dartmouth College will replace a weather vane that “represents an offensive image of a Native [...] Read more

Teaching Confederate Monuments

by Mariah Crilley | February 17, 2020
After Heather Heyer’s death, I knew I had a responsibility as an educator to engage the debat [...] Read more

UNC-Chapel Hill Unsung Founders Memorial Vandalized With Urine, Racist Language

by | April 2, 2019
A memorial at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill that is dedicated to African-Ame [...] Read more

Debate Over Marching Band’s Name Triggers Study

| October 1, 2018
Administrators at the University of North Alabama (UNA) are considering changing the long-stand [...] Read more

Naval Academy to Discuss 2 Buildings Named for Confederates

by Brian Witte, Associated Press | September 11, 2017
WASHINGTON — A panel on memorials at the U.S. Naval Academy will discuss whether two building [...] Read more