SUNY New Paltz Trying to Change Names of Buildings That Honor Slave House owners


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State University of New York at New Paltz President Donald P. Christian has launched a statement recommending that the college change the names of six buildings that are presently named after the primary settling households of New Paltz. In the course of the time period when slavery was authorized within the State of New York, these six Huguenot households owned slaves. Final yr, President Christian tasked the Variety and Inclusion Council with evaluating the names of the buildings and if they need to be modified or not. The Variety and Inclusion Council held boards and acquired enter relating...