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Star-Studded Celebration Commemorates Juneteenth

by China Gilreath and Chantal Fuller | June 21, 2021 As the country paused this weekend to celebrate Juneteenth Day, a national event presented by t Read more

House Panel Votes to Advance Reparations Measure

by | April 15, 2021
The House Judiciary Committee voted 25-17 Wednesday to advance a measure that would form a comm [...] Read more

University of Richmond Board Suspends Decision to Keep Controversial Names of Two Campus Buildings

by | April 6, 2021
The University of Richmond’s board of trustees has decided to “suspend” its recent contro [...] Read more

Rutgers U, UPenn Work to Educate Public About Institutions’ Historical Slavery Ties

by | February 24, 2021
Rutgers University and the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) are attempting to educate the pub [...] Read more

Kami Chavis, a Towering Law Professor, Appointed Vice Provost at Wake Forest University

by | December 2, 2020
Kami Chavis, associate provost and law professor at Wake Forest University, has been appointed [...] Read more

John Tyler Community College Task Force Recommends Name Changes

by | November 24, 2020
A task force created by John Tyler Community College says the school should change its name bec [...] Read more

St. Mary’s to Host Virtual Dedication for Its Commemorative to Enslaved Peoples of Southern Maryland

by | November 18, 2020
With plans to build a stadium on campus, state law and regulations first required St. Mary's Co [...] Read more

UC Berkeley Removes Two Names of Residence Halls Connected to Racism From Campus

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The University of California Berkeley has removed two names from some of its campus halls, give [...] 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

William & Mary Approves Design for Memorial Honoring Individuals Enslaved by the Institution

by | August 26, 2020
The College of William & Mary approved the final design  for a memorial honoring at least [...] Read more

Davidson College Issues Apology For Its Past Support of Slavery

by | August 20, 2020
North Carolina’s Davidson College, founded by Presbyterians in 1837, has issued a public [...] Read more

University of Buffalo to Remove Names of Supporters of Slavery From Campus

| August 4, 2020
The University of Buffalo is removing the names of three historical figures who supported slave [...] Read more

Illinois State University to Remove Names in Residence Hall That Have Links to Slavery

| July 31, 2020
Illinois State University will remove names in a residence hall that have links to slavery. The [...] Read more

On Slave Patrols, a Pandemic, the NBA, and HBCUs: The Birth of an Historic Alliance?

by | July 8, 2020
People from all walks of life, including numerous professional athletes, have been protesting e [...] Read more

Some Princeton Grad Students Say Name Change Isn’t Enough to Address Racism

by | July 6, 2020
While Princeton University’s decision to remove Woodrow Wilson’s name from its school of pu [...] Read more
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