The Legacy of Slavery At Vanderbilt

The Legacy of Slavery At Vanderbilt

This article was written in collaboration with the Vanderbilt Historical Review. By Avi Mediratta and Sydney Bub In 1933, the United Daughters of the Confederacy donated $50,000 to construct Confederate Memorial Hall on land that would eventually become part of Vanderbilt University. In 2002, Vanderbilt attempted to remove the word “Confederate” from...

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