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Confronting SLU’s History With Slavery

Confronting SLU’s History With Slavery

Conor Dorn, Associate News Editor

October 4, 2019

In 2016, SLU joined the Jesuits USA Central and Southern Province (UCS) in launching an initiative to confront a joint history of involvement in the enslavement of African Americans that dates back to the founding of the university.  The initiative, called the Slavery, History, Memory and Reconcil...

Driving for Justice

Driving for Justice

Caroline Lipski, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

What started as an old delivery truck has grown into a network of four “mobile museums” with the mission of driving the conversation surrounding culture, race and identity. These mobile museums, dubbed The Justice Fleet, "foster healing through art, dialogue, and play,” said Amber Johnson, Ph.D., asso...

Black AIDS Institute Speaks to SLU

Black AIDS Institute Speaks to SLU

Riley Tovornik, Photo Editor

February 26, 2019

Students gathered in the Center for Global Citizenship on Feb. 2 to listen to speakers Maxx Boykin and Lestian McNeal from the Black AIDS Institute. The speech was meant to raise awareness for issues plaguing black communities, such as over-policing, HIV criminalization, and the war on drugs. When t...

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