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Ebony & Ivy

Ebony & Ivory



Ebony & Ivy

by Craig Steven Wilder

Ebony & Ivory: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America’s Universities. A 2006 report commissioned by Brown University revealed that institution’s complex and contested involvement in slavery—setting off a controversy that leapt from the ivory tower to make headlines across the country. But Brown’s troubling past was far from unique. In Ebony and Ivy, Craig Steven Wilder, a rising star in the profession of history, lays bare uncomfortable truths about race, slavery, and the American academy.

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