Topic: Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice

Radical Monarchs talk sisterhood, social justice

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Radical Monarchs talk sisterhood, social justice

October 4, 2018 0 comments

Radical Monarchs co-founders Anayvette Martinez and Marilyn Hollinquest kicked off a revelatory and reflective evening Wednesday night by asking audience members to imagine themselves as eleven year olds again.

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: House or no house, University will celebrate Parks

March 20, 2018 0 comments

The legal threat that halted the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice’s planned Rosa Parks exhibit is truly disappointing (“Rosa Parks Exhibition Canceled,” March 15).

CSSJ hosts civil rights education program

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CSSJ hosts civil rights education program

February 15, 2017 0 comments

Maiyah Gamble-Rivers MA’16 grew up hearing her grandparents talk about life in South Carolina under Jim Crow.

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Ruth Simmons inaugurates Slavery and Justice Center

October 25, 2014 1 comment

Former President Ruth Simmons spoke on the role of universities in recognizing human rights violations at the Slavery and Justice Center opening Friday.


Carty ’15: Slavery of the past, inherited in the present

September 23, 2014 3 comments

We are partners in the University’s project. And the project of the University was built on slavery.

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Teach-in focuses on racial slavery

March 15, 2013 0 comments

Visiting professor of Africana studies says mentality of slavery is ‘inherent in humanity.’

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Slavery and Justice Center teach-in reopens discussion

March 1, 2013 0 comments

The speakers reflected on the legacy of slavery at the University and the center’s role in promoting justice.

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S&J lecture emphasizes African perspective in revolt

February 26, 2013 0 comments

The U. of Pittsburgh professor underscored the Amistad Rebellion as crucial in understanding the history of slavery.

Arts & Culture

Slavery Center presents first film of spring series

February 11, 2013 0 comments

The center hopes to initiate campus dialogue about slavery in the past and present.