Posts tagged: Slavery - Diverse
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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

by | 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

by | 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

by | 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

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

Academics React to UPenn’s Ties to Slavery

by | July 2, 2018
The University of Pennsylvania has become the latest in a series of institutions of higher lear [...] Read more

Renowned Historian Ira Berlin Dies at 77

by Reginald Stuart | June 7, 2018
History teachers and mentees at higher education institutions across the nation expressed regre [...] Read more

University of Rochester to Give Frederick Douglass Honorary Degree Posthumously

by | May 9, 2018
Frederick Douglass — the former Maryland slave who later emerged as a prominent abolitionist [...] Read more

Students at NY’s Hofstra Want Jefferson Statue Removed

by Associated Press | March 28, 2018
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — Some students at New York’s Hofstra University want a Thomas Jefferso [...] Read more

Technology, Ties to Slavery Among ACE Meeting Topics

by | March 12, 2018
WASHINGTON — Higher education leaders and stakeholders gathered for the 100th annual meeting [...] Read more
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