Tag: Slavery

UVA grants full alumni status to black nurses who earned it decades ago | UVA Magazine

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Sarah Lindenfeld Hall, UVA Magazine CLAUDE MOORE HEALTH SCIENCES LIBRARY. Featured Image ome 20 years ago, longtime friends Louella Walker (Nurs ’58) and Mary Jones (Nurs ’61) were browsing a former teacher’s estate sale when they unearthed a brown bag filled with black-and-white photos. Staring back at them were their own faces, alongside those of fellow graduates of a UVA […]
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Tracee Ellis Ross Wants Us to Celebrate the ‘PATTERN’ of Our Natural Hair | Black Enterprise

Cedric ‘BIG CED’ Thornton, Black Enterprise Image Credit, FacebookFeatured Image haircare entrepreneur to the many titles that define Tracee Ellis Ross. She announced, via Twitter and Instagram, the launch of her new product line, PATTERN, which debuts Sept. 9. “Thrilled to introduce PATTERN // my new hair care brand specifically for curly, coily, and tight textured hair,” writes Ross in […]
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Despite pushback, Charleston historic sites expand their interpretation of slavery | The Post and Courier

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Cedric ‘BIG CED’ Thornton, The Post and Courier A row of enslaved people’s homes are still present on McLeod Plantation Historic Site on Monday Aug. 26, 2019, in Charleston. Gavin McIntyre/ Staff. By Gavin McIntyre gmcintyre@postandcourier.com Featured Image recent years, Charleston-area historic sites have dramatically increased their interpretation of slavery and its vital role in the area’s early history. And […]
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Dred Scott Decision: The Case and Its Impact | ThoughtCo.

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Dred Scott v. Sandford, decided by the U.S. Supreme Court on March 6, 1857, declared that black people, whether free or slave, could not be American citizens and were thus constitutionally unable to sue for citizenship in the federal courts. The Court’s majority opinion also declared that the 1820 Missouri Compromise was unconstitutional, and that the U.S. Congress could not […]
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