Shackles and Ivy: The Secret History of How Slavery Helpend Build America´s Elite Colleges!

As if there isn’t enough bad/sad news. Disturbing, extremely disturbing.

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Uncovers Her Family’s Shocking Slave-Trading…

    2013-10-30

Shackles and Ivy: The Secret History of How Slavery Helped Build America’s Elite Colleges

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    Pt. 2: Craig Steven Wilder on “Ebony & Ivy,” Race, Slavery and U.S. Universities

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    Filmmaker Uncovers Her Family’s Shocking Slave-Trading History, Urges Americans to Explore Own Roots

A new book 10 years in the making examines how many major U.S. universities — Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Brown, Dartmouth, Rutgers, Williams and the University of North Carolina, among others — are drenched in the sweat, and sometimes the blood, of Africans brought to the United States as slaves. In “Ebony & Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America’s Universities,” Massachusetts Institute of Technology American history professor Craig Steven Wilder reveals how the slave economy and higher education grew up together. “When you think about the colonial world, until the American Revolution, there is only one…

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