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MLK Day Message: Pursuing Truth, Rejecting Violence

January 18, 2021

A message from Dr. Knapp on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Art and Activism: India March ’18 Speaks Against Racial Injustice

October 14, 2020
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India March ’18 is practicing activism through her art.

Announcing ‘Courageous Conversations’ on Culture and Inclusion

October 7, 2020
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“Courageous Conversations” will identify opportunities for W&J to become a more inclusive and equitable place for all students and employees.

BSU hosts Celebration of Black Lives in honor of lives lost to racial injustice

September 28, 2020

WASHINGTON, PA (Sept. 28, 2020)—Students at Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) showcased their passion for social justice, organizing a tribute to black lives in response to national events. Led by […]

Presidents’ Letter Regarding DOE’s Princeton Investigation

September 25, 2020

College presidents urge the Department of Education to abandon its investigation of Princeton University.

W&J student creates personal podcast to challenge racial inequity

July 15, 2020
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WASHINGTON (July 15, 2020)—Get comfortable with being uncomfortable. That’s the theme at the heart of Jasmine Dey’s podcast “Cue the Conversation,” a broadcast that so far has examined institutional accountability, […]

Juneteenth and the Unfinished Journey to Freedom

June 19, 2020

Dear W&J Community, On this day 155 years ago, 2,000 Union troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, with news that the Civil War had ended and a proclamation that “all slaves […]

Biology Department Statement Supporting Anti-Racism

June 15, 2020
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W&J Biology Department statement on anti-racism.

Statement from African American Studies Program

June 12, 2020

A statement from W&J’s African American Studies program about racial injustice.

W&J Student Government Association (SGA): Official Statement on the Current State of Racial and Social Injustices

June 10, 2020

W&J Student Government Association (SGA) Statement on the Current State of Racial and Social Injustices