Rutgers Buildings Renamed for African Americans

Rutgers University has renamed its College Avenue Apartments to honor Sojourner Truth, leading abolitionist and advocate for women’s rights.  Kilmer Library on Rutgers-New Brunswick’s Livingston Campus in Piscataway has been renamed the James Dickson Carr Library after Rutgers’ first African-American graduate, who completed his degree in 1892 and went on to attend Columbia Law School.  To read the entire announcement, click here.

 

 

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