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Three Ways America’s Elite Universities Benefited from Slavery

Georgetown, Rutgers, Columbia, Harvard and Brown are among the universities that have recently published reports on their connections to slavery. The latest example came Monday with the release of the Princeton and Slavery Project, a research endeavor investigating the Ivy League university’s involvement in slavery. The project uncovered records of slave ownership by university leaders and details about a slave auction on campus.

Read more at Time.

Did You Know...?African Americans worked on campus as students, staff, and teaching assistants. Read More