Wed, 25 January 2017
Many conversations about America's history reiterate’s the idea that the progressive north led the opposition to slavery against the racist South. But in fact, many of the nation’s Ivy League universities had profitable connections to slavery. Fordham Conversations Host Robin Shannon talks with Dr. Craig Steven Wilder about the connection between Ivy League schools and the slave trade. Wilder's book is called "Ebony & Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America’s Universities."