2/11 – Dr. Craig Steven Wilder, “The Present Problem and Challenge of the History of Slavery”

Final Africana Lecture Tour Program 2016-2

From Ebony and Ivory: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America’s Universities:

“The founding, financing, and development of education (what would later become the elite institutions we praise today) on the colonies were thoroughly intertwined with the economic and social forces that transformed West and Central Africa through the slave trade and devastated indigenous nations in the Americas.”

 

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