Clemson World Magazine feature article about Rhondda Robinson Thomas‘s “research into the history of African American laborers at Clemson University, starting with those enslaved there and continuing generation by generation to the present day.”
The nonprofit Student Borrower Protection Center has released a report indicating that graduates of historically black colleges and other minority serving institutions may be paying higher fees and interest rates on their student loans than students at other institutions. Read/hear the NPR story here.
The Chronicle of Higher Education reports on a number of instances of anti-asian discrimination in the wake of the ongoing coronavirus epidemic.
February is Black History Month. Here are some events Clemson will be hosting to celebrate. Some highlights are:
- Call My Name Exhibition. Thursday, February 6th at 12:00p.m. on the 3rd Floor of the Cooper Library
- Call My Name Heritage Tour. Tuesday, February 11th from 3:00p.m. to 5:00p.m. in the Hendrix Student Center Lobby
- Legacies of Protest: From Civil Rights to Black Lives Matte. Wednesday, February 26th in the Breezeway on the 4th Floor of Cooper Library (All Day)
- Black History Month Keynote: Michael Sam. Thursday, February 27th at 6:00p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium