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University of Rochester Study Finds Racial Bias Is Strongest in the Cotton Belt

University of Rochester Study Finds Racial Bias Is Strongest in the Cotton Belt

The study found that White southerners who live in the Cotton Belt of the Deep South where slavery was most entrenched continue to hold stronger negative attitudes toward African Americans than Whites in other parts of the South.

University of Rochester Honors Jessye Norman

University of Rochester Honors Jessye Norman

Norman will receive the honorary degree at a benefit concert in Rochester for Action for a Better Community. a community action agency that promotes and provides opportunities for low-income individuals and families to become self-sufficient.

Yolanda Moses Honored With the Frederick Douglass Medal from the University of Rochester

Yolanda Moses Honored With the Frederick Douglass Medal from the University of Rochester

Dr. Moses is past president of the American Anthropological Association and past president of American Association for Higher Education. From 1993 to 1999 she served as president of the City College of New York.

Seven African Americans Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Seven African Americans Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

The new appointees are Albert Tezeno at Southern University, Jennifer Taylor at the American Institute of Architecture Students, Deborah Hayes at the University of Delaware, Michelle Thompson-Taylor at the University of Rochester, Renee MIddleton at Ohio University, Amilcar Shabazz at the University of Massachusetts, and K. Matthew Dames at Syracuse University.

The University of Rochester's New Online Archive of Historical Documents Relating to Abolition

The University of Rochester’s New Online Archive of Historical Documents Relating to Abolition

Included in the archives are letters to the Post family of Rochester from Sojourner Truth, Harriet Jacobs, and Frederick Douglass.