Universities and Slavery Monuments

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Universities and Slavery Monuments


Renée Ater

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Unsung Founders Memorial (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
The memorial includes a stone tabletop supported by 300 bronze male and female African American figures, their arms raised over their heads as they collectively hold the weight of the tabletop. The differing dress of the figures-- some are shown in…

Slavery Memorial (Brown University, Providence, RI)
Located near University Hall, the oldest building on campus and constructed with the labor of enslaved persons, the memorial has two distinct features: a sculpture and a stone plinth. The sculpture consists of a massive ductile-iron chain, which…

Planned Memorial for Enslaved Laborers (The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA)
According the artists, historians and architects involved with the project, they seeks to create:"The design of a new Memorial to Enslaved African American Laborers on the grounds of the University of Virginia marks a critical moment to address the…
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