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Read, Watch, Learn about Race, Racism, and Anti-Racism, Week of July 25, 2020

158 Resources to Understand Racism in America by Meilan Solly. These articles, videos, podcasts and websites from the Smithsonian chronicle the history of anti-black violence and inequality in the United States. Large DNA Study Traces Violent History of American Slavery…

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You Want a Confederate Monument? My Body Is a Confederate Monument

“The black people I come from were owned and raped by the white people I come from. Who dares to tell me to celebrate them?” So writes Caroline Randall Williams.  To read her complete essay, click here.

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“Woodrow Wilson’s Legacy: Wrestling With History;” installation with public discussion, October 5, 2019

“All the earliest Presidents of the United States, except John Adams and John Quincey Adams, were enslavers.  But in terms of damage to African Americans, Andrew Johnson and Woodrow Wilson are at the top of the list.  Johnson, who after…

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Reflecting on Our Past: The Value of Public Art, April 4, 2019

On Thursday, April 4, from 4:30 to 6:30PM, in the Friend Center, Room 101, Walter Hood, Professor and former Chair of Landscape Architecture, University of California, Berkeley and designer of a new installation about Woodrow Wilson to be constructed this…

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Howard students wore nooses in the 1930s as part of a protest effort. Now, these UNC students do, too.

 Susan Svrluga describes how a protest against lynching by Howard University students in the 1930s set an example for University of North Carolina protesting the statue on campus known as Silent Sam that honors the Confederacy.  To read the article,…

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