Slavery symposium panelists discuss how universities have responded to the afterlives of slavery

Emory University hosted a conversation on Sept. 30 about how colleges and universities have responded to the afterlives of slavery, specifically in terms of curriculum, hiring and admission processes in the past decade. The event was part of the University’s three-day “In the Wake of Slavery and Dispossession” symposium. A display of artwork by Raymond [...]

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Emory’s inaugural Black Womens’ Initiative floor fosters a welcoming community for first-years

The year 2020 was nothing short of tumultuous and unprecedented. Beginning with the pandemic, racial uprisings, where Black Americans nationwide stood in solidarity as they protested the deeply-rooted injustices that had afflicted their communities, followed closely behind. The need for support and sisterhood during such difficult times gave rise to Emory University’s first Black Women’s [...]

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