Video of Session 2: The First Black Alumni – An Exploration of Scarlet and Black Vol. 2

Session 2 of the Scarlet and Black Virtual Symposium was recorded on April 29, 2021.

The panel highlights our book Scarlet and Black, Volume 2: Constructing Race and Gender at Rutgers, 1865-1945. Panelists discuss how race and gender shaped the experience of some of the first black students to attend Rutgers, such as Paul Robeson and Julia Baxter Bates.

  • Kendra Boyd, co-editor of Volume 2, Assistant Professor of History at Rutgers–Camden
  • Miya Carey, co-editor of Volume 3, Presidential Diversity Postdoctoral Fellow at Binghamton University
  • Shaun Armstead, Scarlet and Black doctoral researcher
  • Bruce Hubbard, RC ’69, Principal of New York City law firm Bruce A. Hubbard P.C.