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U.Va. board regrets use of slave labor in 1800s (access required)

The University of Virginia Board of Visitors has passed a resolution expressing regret for the school's use of slave labor between 1819 and 1865. The board unanimously passed the resolution on April 13, the 264th birthday of university founder Thomas Jefferson, but did not an-nounce the action until Tuesday. The measure was inspired by the General ...

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