Black Students at Emory

Outcries against the removal of a Confederate monument at the Charlottesville, Va., “Unite the Right” rally and tense discourse between Georgia state representatives have contributed to escalating debates in the South over Confederate symbols and their locations in modern society. ...

Administrators, faculty, staff and student activists from different parts of the campus deliberated on potential solutions that address the 13 “Black Students at Emory” demands at the “Racial Justice Retreat” from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday in Winship ...

On May 26, 1969, about 500 people rallied together on the Emory quadrangle. “We are here tonight to announce our intent to fight racism in all its forms on this campus,” said James Brown, who was the spokesman for the ...

“And the notion that black lives, black bodies and black wealth were rightful targets remained deeply rooted in the broader society,” writes Ta-Nehisi Coates, in the Atlantic article “The Case for Reparations.” Coates has a way with words that is ...