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Ruth Simmons Talk and Rev. William Barber Lecture, Wednesday, November 18, 2015, 7:30 pm

Brown President Emerita Simmons will give lecture Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, 7:30 p.m. · McCormick Hall, Room 101 Brown University President Emerita Ruth Simmons will give the lecture “Confronting a Tainted Legacy: Slavery and Justice at Brown University,” at 7:30…

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Princeton University Black History Month: Looking back at the 1980s and 1990s

“Affirmative action was the political backdrop of African-American student life on campus in the 1980s, with some students and alumni questioning its place. In the 1990s, the University began examining race relations on campus, while both the Alumni Council and…

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Freedom to speak: Ruth Simmons

“One’s voice grows stronger in encounters with opposing views,” said Ruth Simmons, in a commencement speech at Smith College. Simmons had been vice provost at Princeton University before moving to be president at Smith and then at Brown. She is now…

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