Posts tagged: Slavery - Diverse
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“Color Blind” Is Not What It Seems

by | November 5, 2019 Among the concepts the law has distorted is “color blindness.” When Martin Luther King, Jr. Read more

Goucher College Creates Project to Research History of Slavery on Campus Land

by | October 28, 2019
To study the role and use of slavery and racism on the land in which Goucher College now reside [...] Read more

Princeton Theological Seminary to Finance Reparations

by | October 22, 2019
After a historical audit analyzed the Princeton Theological Seminary’s role in American slave [...] Read more

Alabama Dean of Students Resigns After Far-Right Organization Criticizes Tweets

by | September 9, 2019
Dr. Jamie Riley, assistant vice president and dean of students at the University of Alabama, re [...] Read more

William & Mary Granted $1M to Research Slave Legacy

by | August 5, 2019
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has granted the College of William & Mary $1 million to res [...] Read more

Modern Day Heroes: A Celebration

by Donald Guy Generals & Derrick Perkins | May 23, 2019
As Juneteenth approaches, it is important to extend our celebrations beyond the accomplishments [...] Read more

Furman Board Approves Name Change, Statue to Honor First African-American Student

by | May 22, 2019
The Furman University Board of Trustees unanimously approved recommendations from the instituti [...] Read more

Black Students to Princeton Seminary: Pay Reparations from $1B Endowment

| April 25, 2019
It makes sense that African-American students at Princeton Theological Seminary have issued rep [...] Read more

Black Studies Leaders Laud Georgetown Student Vote for Fee to Fund Reparations

| April 13, 2019
Some African-American studies professors are praising Georgetown University undergraduate stude [...] Read more

National Action Network Convention Explores the Complex Legacy of Frederick Douglass

by Sara Weissman | April 3, 2019
Dr. David Blight, a historian at Yale University, discussed his new book on abolitionist Freder [...] 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

Robeson Centennial Celebration Inspires New Diversity Efforts at Rutgers

| February 13, 2019
In celebrating the 100th anniversary of the graduation of one of its most famous alumni, Rutger [...] Read more

Juilliard Liberal Arts Faculty Write Letter of Support for Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry

by | February 5, 2019
Several members of the Liberal Arts Faculty at The Juilliard School have written a letter of su [...] Read more

University of Cincinnati to Evaluate College of Arts and Sciences Namesake

by | December 13, 2018
The University of Cincinnati’s college of arts and sciences will review whether it should kee [...] Read more

Surviving and Thriving: Teresa Sullivan’s UVA Legacy

| July 3, 2018
During her eight-year tenure leading the University of Virginia, Dr. Teresa A. Sullivan faced a [...] Read more
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