Posts tagged: Slavery - Diverse


Rutgers Confronts Ties to Slavery in Groundbreaking Report

by Associated Press | November 20, 2016
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Rutgers University is confronting its historical ties to slavery. The N [...] Read more

Students, Faculty Ask UVa President not to Quote Jefferson

by Associated Press | November 15, 2016
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. —The University of Virginia president defended her use of Thomas Jeffers [...] Read more

Historical Appreciation: Reflecting on the 2016 Presidential Election

by Roberto Rodriguez | November 11, 2016
On election night, I received hundreds of messages from friends and colleagues from throughout [...] Read more

Anthropology Professor Uncovers Birthplace of Inspiration for Uncle Tom’s Cabin

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | October 30, 2016
An anthropology professor has discovered a small Maryland town as the likely birthplace of Josi [...] Read more

Monticello Summit Offers Somber View of Slavery Legacy

by Catherine Morris | October 5, 2016
A public summit hosted by the Thomas Jefferson Foundation brought hundreds to Monticello for a [...] Read more

Georgetown, Harvard Embrace Role in Slavery Atonement

by Catherine Morris | September 29, 2016
Colleges and universities have a significant role to play in investigating and reconciling the [...] Read more

Georgetown University to Atone for Slavery Ties

by Catherine Morris | September 1, 2016
Georgetown derived operational funds from the profits of Maryland plantations and benefited fro [...] Read more

Yale to Revisit Name of College Honoring Slavery Supporter

by Associated Press | August 1, 2016
NEW HAVEN, Conn. ― Yale University said Monday it will reconsider the decision to keep the na [...] Read more

The Perverse Affinity for Defending Slavery

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One can only wonder what would make any rational, decent human being assert that slavery was a [...] Read more

Yale Rehires Black Man who Broke Window Depicting Slavery

by Associated Press | July 20, 2016
NEW HAVEN, Conn. ― A Black former Yale University dining services worker who used a broomstic [...] Read more

Man Who Smashed Window Depicting Slaves Wants His Job Back

by Associated Press | July 18, 2016
NEW HAVEN, Conn. ― Yale University and a former dining services worker who smashed a stained- [...] Read more

Yale Worker Destroys Stained-glass Window Depicting Slaves

by Associated Press | July 12, 2016
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – A former Yale University dining services worker facing criminal charg [...] Read more

Harvard Taking More Steps to Acknowledge its Ties to Slavery

by Associated Press | March 31, 2016
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. ― Harvard’s president says the Ivy league university will do more to ackno [...] Read more

Experts Discuss Global Case for Reparations for Slavery

by Jamal Eric Watson | November 5, 2015
Several dozen academics, activists and former political leaders from across the globe traveled [...] Read more
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