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The United States is world-renowned for its universities; an American degree is valued currency in every country. Beginning with Brown University’s creation of a Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice in 2003, it has becoming increasingly clear that America’s oldest academic institutions need to acknowledge that they and their members were complicit with and often participated in the sale of humans. The feature articles in this issue examine several universities’ efforts to address their roles in enslavement. What comes next?

Document: “Slave Manifest of the Katherine Jackson of Georgetown,” National Archives and Records Administration, 46756382, public domain; Photo: Moregane Le Breton/Unsplash.

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