BLOGROLL: Class on Slavery at MIT | MIT News

Findings show founder William Barton Rogers possessed enslaved persons before coming to MIT; research, community dialogue to ensue: "MIT was founded in 1861 and began offering classes in 1865, just as the U.S. Civil War was ending the era of legal slavery in the South. But even as the Institute emerged in a new historical … Continue reading BLOGROLL: Class on Slavery at MIT | MIT News