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Yale issues formal apology over its past connections to slavery

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Yale UYale University issued a formal apology on Friday over its past connections to slavery.

The Ivy League school became the latest institution to apologize for its connections to slavery after spending years researching the subject.

“Today, on behalf of Yale University, we recognize our university’s historical role in and associations with slavery, as well as the labor, the experiences, and the contributions of enslaved people to our university’s history, and we apologize for the ways that Yale’s leaders, over the course of our early history, participated in slavery,” the school said in a statement.

In the Friday release, the university also announced the release of the “Yale and Slavery: A History,” written by the school’s Pulitzer-prize-winning professor David W. Blight, with the Yale and Slavery Research Project. The school also shared a range of initiatives and actions it would pursue based on the findings of the school’s project.

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