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Local NAACP President Calls for Reparations After University of Georgia Re-buries Remains of Likely Slaves [TIME]

Via TIME: The University of Georgia on Monday commemorated the 105 likely slaves who recently had to be buried again after their gravesites were unearthed during a construction project on campus. The graves were discovered in November 2015 during construction on an academic building next to the Old Athens Cemetery, which was used during the 19th century. Archaeologists exhumed and researched the remains for DNA analysis. They found that it was possible to analyze the DNA of about a third of the remains. Of that, they concluded the “vast majority”…

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As Howard University Turns 150, Students Find Inspiration In Its History [NPR]

I will forever regret not attending Howard University after my acceptance in 2010 and eventually attending a PWI. So many notable alumni, culture and technology was birthed in these DC stomping grounds. VIA National Public Radio: Before Thurgood Marshall became the first black justice on the U.S. Supreme Court … Before Toni Morrison became a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and Nobel laureate … Before Kamala Harris was elected to the United States Senate … They were all students at Howard University. They roamed The Yard in between classes, they studied in…

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