15 Remarkable Moments of the Decade at Rutgers–New Brunswick and RBHS
On its 250th anniversary, Rutgers undertook the Scarlet and Black Project, a historical examination of the experiences of African Americans and Native Americans at the university. Scarlet and Black, Volume 1: Slavery and Dispossession in Rutgers History traced the university’s early history, uncovering how it benefited from the slave economy and came to own the land it inhabits. From these findings, the university took action to acknowledge its past, dedicating three major landmarks and pledging to continue to excavate the university’s history with race.
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