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Rev. John L. Tilley: The Fountain of Time

Because he had to work to help support his family and could not attend school regularly, John Lee Tilley (1898-1971) did not graduate high school until he was 23.  He went to Shaw University for a B.A., and then—as important … Continue reading

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MLK Jr. Hails a Cab?

This morning after returning from my college’s 7:00 a.m. annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast I was struck by two stories that came across my Twitter feed.  The first was a short compilation from the New Yorker of some of … Continue reading

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C.O.R.E. or C.O.D.E.?

Below are links to several documents charting the progress of an initiative to make race more central to my college.  We have a list of Goals, the outlines of a new Academic Minor, and some examples of Messaging. About a year … Continue reading

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