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1818

The first public accusation that Thomas Jefferson fathered children by his slave, Sally Hemings,…

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1853

Two diary entries of John Hartwell Cocke, a close friend of Thomas Jefferson, that mention…

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1949

An interview with Fountain Hughes, a former slave in Charlottesville whose grandfather belonged to…

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1954

Cavalier Daily May 18, 1954 - The Decision.pdf
An article reacting to the Supreme Court's ruling to desegregate schools, advocating that the…
1954

Cavalier Daily May 29, 1954 - Views on Segregation.pdf
Various students' reactions against and in favor of the Supreme Court ruling to desegregate schools.
1954

Cav Daily Oct 5, 1954 - A Plea for Patience.pdf
An article about racial tension between whites and African Americans, advocating desegregation by…
1974

Black Student Alliance (BSA) tries to cancel a University Union debate between William Shockley, a…
1974

Cavalier Daily Oct 3, 1974 - Council Defends IFC Recognition.pdf
The Inter-Fraternity Council acknowledges that racial discrimination/segregation and gender…
1976

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The Black Student Alliance released a statement denouncing any effort by the University or Board of…
1982

AKA Panel probes race and rape ties-Nixon.pdf
Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority and Sexual Assault Facts and Education representatives hold a panel…