Tue, 29 August 2017
Many conversations about America's history reiterateâ€™s the idea that the progressive north led the opposition to slavery against the racist South. But in fact, many of the nationâ€™s Ivy League universities had profitable connections to slavery.
Fordham Conversations Host Robin Shannon sits down with Dr. Craig Steven Wilder. His latest book "Ebony & Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of Americaâ€™s Universities" explores the connection between Ivy League schools and the slave trade.