Black Archives Reflection

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Black Archives Reflection Touring the Black Archives at the university was an enlightening and insightful experience. I got to fulling comprehend the depth of the impact this university has had on the black community and how it has aided to our progression as a people through the decades. It was shocking to find out that parts of the land this university was founded on, used to be a slave plantation. Duval Hall, where the Black Archives building currently presides, originally was a mansion owned by the slave masters family. To know that land where African Americans were abused and dehumanized, was transformed into a place where these same people and their children could grow, cultivate themselves, and become intellectuals, shows a light
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