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Thu, Nov 30, 2017 6:30pm –

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Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont Street
at Clinton St
Brooklyn  New York  11201
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718-222-4111
Brooklyn Historical Society

Elite Northern Colleges and their Ties to Slavery

Columbia, Princeton, Brown, Yale. The ties between these institutions and America’s “peculiar institution” are deep. Historian Eric Foner heads the Columbia University and Slavery Project. Martha Sandweiss heads a similar project at Princeton. Join them as they uncover slavery’s historic connections to elite campuses in a conversation moderated by Craig Wilder, author of Ebony & Ivy: Race, Slavery and the Troubled History of America’s Universities.