The Department of Women's and Gender Studies would like to congratulate Dr. Deborah Gray White and Dr. Marisa Fuentes for their milestone acknowledgment
15 Remarkable Moments of the Decade at Rutgers–New Brunswick and RBHS
Scarlet and Black and reckoning with our history (2016)
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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