From 11 Alive
ATLANTA – Last March, a crowd of nearly 100 gathered in Williamsburg, Virginia, for an all-day symposium about slavery and reconciliation. The event, put on by the College of William & Mary, wasn’t a broad, rhetorical discussion of the past.
It was personal.
In 2009, the school acknowledged that it, “owned and exploited slave labor from its founding to the Civil War.”
In response, it created The Lemon Project, named after a college-owned slave, to understand the role of race at the university.
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