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December 20, 2021
Guilford College and Wake Forest University, in collaboration with partners North Carolina A&T State University, Old Salem Museum & Gardens, and Salem Academy and...
December 2, 2021
Naming a President and a Building: Painter Hall is a new short documentary that provides a historical account of the events and players behind the naming of Painter Hall on...
December 2, 2021
On Saturday, November 20, 2021, Dickinson & Slavery hosted a renaming event on our campus in Carlisle, Pennsylvania that drew more than 50 descendants of the newly...
October 20, 2021
CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS Deadline for submissions: December 15, 2021 Presenters will be notified: January 15, 2022 Guilford College and Wake Forest University, in...
From left: Helen Hagan, George William Stanley Ish, John Edward West Thompson, Charles McLinn, Thomas Nelson Baker, and Jefferson G. Ish Jr.
September 23, 2021
When Newman T. Baker first tried to play the washboard years ago, he had what he describes as an almost out-of-body experience. Though he had never played before, his hands...
September 13, 2021
Many universities are examining their histories and discovering their connections to slave labor and Indigenous dispossession. This symposium will highlight the ongoing...
September 13, 2021
Commissioned by President Peter Salovey, a working group of historians, librarians, student researchers, and community members is conducting a thorough research study of...