Ada Viola Peters, University of Maine, racial justice, George Floyd
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This University of Maine Office of the President's 'Maine Memo' to address the Death of George Floyd and the University's Commitment to Anti-Racism, posted on June 10, 2020, includes the university's statement to its commitment to the core values of inclusion, diversity, and anti-racism and the actions towards each value. The Memo also includes the history of the University's relation with the land grant movement and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The statement discusses what many consider to be the first UMaine Black graduate Ada Viola Peters in 1927.
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Ferrini-Mundy, Joan, "The University of Maine Office of the President's 'Maine Memo' to address the Death of George Floyd and the University's Commitment to Anti-Racism" (2020). University of Maine Racial Justice Collection. 55.