Posts tagged: Slavery - Diverse


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

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

Mississippi Will Remove Confederate Emblem From State Flag

| July 1, 2020
Mississippi will remove a Confederate emblem from its state flag to end an association with rac [...] Read more

Oregon Universities Will No Longer Call Sports Rivalry ‘Civil War’

| June 29, 2020
The University of Oregon and Oregon State University have agreed to no longer refer to the spor [...] Read more

Brigham Young U Under Fire for Comparing Latter-day Saints’ History to that of African Americans

by | June 24, 2020
Brigham Young University-Idaho is under fire after its Performing and Visual Arts Facebook acco [...] Read more

Law Deans Establish Call to Action Website to Address Racism in Higher Education

by | June 17, 2020
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, many Black women law deans stayed connected on Zoom and discu [...] Read more

U of Virginia Athletics to Modify Logos Associated With Slave History

| June 16, 2020
The University of Virginia will modify the design of two athletic department logos unveiled in [...] Read more

At a Loss for Words After George Floyd: Three Actions in Lieu of Statements

by Patrice Rankine |
Race is foundational to our nation, its original sin. We live in a racist society, so we all do [...] Read more

Clemson U to Remove Name of Pro-Slavery Political Leader From its Honors College

| June 12, 2020
Clemson University will remove the name of John C. Calhoun, a pro-slavery political leader and [...] Read more

Texas A&M Students Divided Over the Statue of a Former University President

| June 11, 2020
Texas A&M University students and alumni are divided over the place of a statue on campus o [...] Read more

A Battle for the Soul of Our Nation

by Thomas Parham | June 4, 2020
Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a long way from Brunswick, Georgia and Louisville, Kentucky. Yet the [...] Read more

Towson U Students: Rename Buildings Named After Slave Owners

| February 27, 2020
A student group from Maryland’s Towson University is demanding that the institution’s o [...] Read more

Wake Forest U Apologizes for its Past Involvement in Slavery

by | February 21, 2020
During the school’s Founders Day ceremonies, the president of Wake Forest University publ [...] Read more
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