Tag: Wesleyan College

As Protestors Take to the Streets, the Haters Still Lurk in the Academic World

Amidst what may be the greatest wave of protests for racial justice ever seen in the United States, it is not surprising that there have been reactions from those who hold bigoted or racist views.

Wesleyan College Ends the Use of Class Names That Once Had Ties to the KKK

In the early twentieth century one of every four undergraduate classes at Wesleyan College, an educational institution for women in Macon, Georgia, was designated the Ku Klux Klan class.

Women’s College in Georgia Confronts Its Racist Past

At Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia, hazing rituals which included women in robes and blackface and wearing nooses around their necks continued into the late 20th century.

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