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Three African Americans Who Have Been Named to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

The three African Americans appointed to diversity posts in higher education are Christopher Smith at the Arkansas College of Health Education in Fort Smith, Dana Murray Patterson at Wingate University in North Carolina, and Keisha Booker at Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania.

An Unwanted Surprise for the Wingate University Community

In 2018, Wingate University asked three employees to look into whether any buildings, monuments, or statues around campus were named after anyone with egregious pasts. Nothing was uncovered. But researchers at Wake Forest University recently discovered that Washington Manly Wingate enslaved African Americans.

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