Massachusetts Institute of Technology related articles

MIT Is the Latest University to Explore Its Ties to Slavery

MIT Is the Latest University to Explore Its Ties to Slavery

Slavery was outlawed in Massachusetts in the late 1780s. However, researchers discovered that MIT’s first president – William Barton Rogers – owned slaves while he lived in Virginia.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African-Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African-Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.