The first and best thing the university can do to atone for its past of exploitation and profiteering is simply to renounce its present-day exploitation and profiteering.
The school announced a $100 million fund to “redress” its legacies with slavery, but holds on to daguerreotypes of Tamara Lanier’s enslaved ancestors.
In this episode of the Hyperallergic podcast, Lanier talks about her continuing quest for justice that includes the return of the daguerreotypes depicting her enslaved ancestors.
Merging past and present Scott magnifies what has been reduced in American history to a plaque on a highway.
A new report by the museum names the “art collectors, connoisseurs, donors, and founders of museums and galleries across Britain” who benefitted from enslavement.
Unless you were already familiar with Bey’s documentary work, the horror he refers to might not be recognizable to you.
The former shield featured the family crest of Isaac Royall, Jr., who made his wealth through the labor of enslaved people.
The mere mention of slavery continues to grab attention, even if the evidence is inconclusive.
Enslaved.org houses millions of records related to more than 600,000 enslaved people and their descendants, emancipation activists, and enslavers.
Sir Hans Sloane’s bust will be moved from prominent display to a secure cabinet alongside artifacts explaining his work in the context of the British empire.
Through texts and objects, Cameron Rowland illuminates the connection between slavery and the commercial structures that define the global economy today.
At the Iziko Slave Lodge in Cape Town, an exhibition gives voice to a group of women whose lives were written out of history because they were considered too marginal to bother with.