Queens University Charlotte Faces Up To Its Historical Connection To Slavery

Links between founders Robert and Margaret Anna Burwell and slave owning helped spur the creation of a Queens University of Charlotte Taskforce to examine and report on the university’s historical relationship to slavery and its legacies.

The final report can be read here: https://www.queens.edu/about/docs/QueensHistoryTaskforceFinalReport.pdf

Queens University of Charlotte has also joined the Universities Studying Slavery (USS), a consortium created and led by the University of Virginia that has grown to more than 80 schools in five countries. https://www.queens.edu/news/2021/queens-joins-consortium-universities-studying-slavery.html