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Sanders Speaks on the Topic of Civil Rights Activism at HBCUs

Crystal SandersDr. Crystal Sanders, associate professor of history and African American studies participated in a discussion about the integral role that Bennett Women’s College played in the Civil Rights Movement. The discussion was moderated by the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. Located in Greensboro, North Carolina, Bennett is an HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) institution. Sanders and Dr. Jelani Favors, Clayton State University, discussed how the college’s faculty and students explicitly linked the mission of higher education to demands for racial equality and justice.