As we come to understand our history more fully, we can better hold ourselves accountable to imperatives for justice and equity in the present. This requires a coherent, clear approach.

The Commission on Race and Slavery recommended the college create an infrastructure of ongoing support and commitment—enhancements to our structures and development of a framework for future efforts. Our campus community takes on this important work with intention.

Ongoing Research, Scholarship, and Learning

Inclusive Histories

Inclusive Histories is a collection of hidden histories, stories that are not typically understood as integral to the history of Davidson College despite their incredible importance. Inclusive Histories

Shared Stories: Black Lives in Northern Mecklenburg

Working through a community advisory group, this initiative documents the lives and contributions of Black communities in the area of Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville, North Carolina. Shared Stories–Shared History

Stories Yet To Be Told

A collection of faculty- and student-initiated projects that transform key campus spaces (virtual, physical, temporal) into interactive sites for exploring the legacies of slavery, how ideas about race emerge and why racism persists. SYTBT