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Opinion | Slaveholders' names don't belong on Pitt’s buildings

Opinion | Slaveholders’ names don’t belong on Pitt’s buildings

By Dalia Maeroff, Senior Staff Columnist June 30, 2021
For Pitt to truly be diverse and inclusive, it needs to change the names of campus buildings named after slaveholders and white supremacists.
Former President of the Woodville Plantation Preservation, Rob Windhorst, educates the History of Black Pittsburgh class about the Neville House and its residents. (Photo by Issi Glatts | Staff Photographer)

Revisiting history: students travel to slave plantation

By Sid Lingala | For The Pitt News September 28, 2017

According to Rob Windhorst, the colonial kitchen at the Woodville Plantation was “one of the most disgusting” locations in the house. Windhorst, a tour guide at the restored plantation, said the...

(Illustration by Elise Lavallee | Contributing Editor)

Eradicating racism is about responsibility, not statues

By Elise Lavallee | Contributing Editor September 5, 2017

With racial violence gripping Charlottesville, Virginia, last month, the nation’s moral conscience was transfixed. The full scale of hatred on display from white supremacists and neo-Nazis was enough...

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