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Summer Reading: History Revisited

Add to your summer reading list with books that take a look back at history. Patricia A. (Patsy) Goolsby, UVA Bookstore Book-Events Coordinator, recommends a few titles that address racial awareness. Ms. Goolsby was one of 16 UVA staffers sponsored by the Provost’s Office, the Office for Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights, and UVA Human […]

The Events of August 11th and 12th: A Historian’s Brief Reflections on Charlottesville

Written by Derrick P. Alridge, Professor in the Curry School of Education at the University. His research foci include African American educational history and civil rights.   In the days leading up to August 11 and 12, 2017, when white nationalists and white supremacists converged on Charlottesville, Virginia for the Unite the Right Rally, I […]