Memorialization in the News
Universities around the country are addressing histories of slavery at their home institutions through the memorialization of the enslaved. For the purposes of inspiration and education, The Lemon Project is tracking these efforts.
Slavery and the American University by Alex Carp
A new plaque has been placed on Washington and Lee's campus to address its connections to slavery.272 Slaves Were Sold to Save Georgetown. What Does It Owe Their Descendents?
How can elite universities like Georgetown address reparations?
Harvard and Slavery: Seeking a Forgotten History
Harvard has a website and YouTube page dedicated to addressing the investigations made by Harvard students into the history of slavery at the College.
Harvard Law to Abandon Crest Linked to Slavery
Shackles and Ivy: The Secret History of How Slavery Helped Build America's Elite Colleges How was slave labor involved in building elite colleges and universities? This article addresses those questions.
New U.V.A. Residence Hall, Gibbons House, Named for Former Slave Couple
A new building, a new name.