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Revisiting history: students travel to slave plantation

Revisiting history: students travel to slave plantation

By Sid Lingala | For The Pitt News

September 28, 2017


Filed under 2. Featured, News

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 head chef was a slave who was expected to work long hours in the cramped space, cook large meals for...

Eradicating racism is about responsibility, not statues

Eradicating racism is about responsibility, not statues

By Elise Lavallee | Contributing Editor

September 4, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions

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 to persuade communities across the country to reconsider the continuing public position of racially i...

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