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Dickinson College Renames Campus Spaces After Formerly Enslaved People

Dickinson College, a private liberal arts institution in Pennsylvania, recently renamed a residence hall and a campus gate to recognize several formerly enslaved people...

Rider University Removes Slaveholder’s Name from Alumni Building

Administrators at Rider University in New Jersey announced this week that the school had removed the name of a former slaveholder from an alumni...

Valparaiso University Removes Crusader Mascot, Imagery

On Thursday, Valparaiso University (Valpo) in Indiana announced it will remove its Crusader mascot and imagery after a “decades-long debate” about the controversial figure.  In...