Posts tagged: Slavery - Diverse


Lawsuit Against Harvard for its Alleged Prison Industry Investments

| February 20, 2020
The Harvard Prison Divestment Campaign filed a suit against Harvard University on Wednesday ove [...] Read more

Wake Forest University Confronts Slavery Past Through New Project

by | January 6, 2020
Over the past three years, Wake Forest University has focused on uncovering their connection an [...] Read more

Should My Black Child Participate in Her Thanksgiving Day Play? A Look Into the Need for Culturally Competent Pedagogy

by Keisha Williams | November 26, 2019
As a Black parent with an inquisitive Black child, I’m plagued with internal battles regardin [...] Read more

“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
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