The Marc Steiner Show

How Slavery Built the Ivy League

Craig Wilder, author of the new book "Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery and the Troubled History of American's Universities" poses for a portrait on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts on October 7, 2013.April 9, 2014 – Hour 1

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Did you know that the Ivy League schools were built on slavery? Listen to my interview with Dr. Craig Steven Wilder, professor of history at MIT and author of Ebony & Ivy: The Secret History of How Slavery Helped Build America’s Elite Colleges.

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This segment originally aired January 16, 2014.

Written by Marc Steiner

Marc Steiner

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