This December 2020 report details preliminary findings of ongoing research into ties between Johns Hopkins, his family, and slaveholding in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Launched in fall 2020, the Hard Histories at Hopkins Project examines the role that racism and discrimination have played at Johns Hopkins. Blending research, teaching, public engagement, and the creative arts, Hard Histories aims to engage our broadest communities—at Johns Hopkins and in Baltimore—in a frank and informed exploration of how racism has been produced and permitted to persist as part of our structure and our practice.
Through the lessons of hard histories we will chart a way forward. Join us.
Quote from Thurgood Marshall
In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute.
- Thurgood Marshall
- U.S. Supreme Court Justice