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Department of History
The faculty of the Department of History at the University of Northern Iowa endorse the American Historical Association's "Statement on the History of Racist Violence in the United States," found here online. PDF version available for download. We also endorse the AHA's statement in response to the "White House Conference on American History".
UNI Campus Info and Resources:
Center for Multicultural Education: https://cme.uni.edu/
Climate Response Team: https://crt.uni.edu/
For Further Reading:
Simon Balto, Occupied Territory: Policing Black Chicago from Red Summer to Black Power, Justice, Power, and Politics series, Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 2019. (Available to read online through UNI's Rod Library)
James W. Loewen, Lies Across America: What Our Historic Sites Get Wrong, revised 2nd. ed., New York: New Press, 2019.
Clint Smith, "Telling the Truth about Slavery Not 'Indoctrination," in The Atlantic