Retire All Place-Names and Titles Honoring Dr. Samuel Bard at Columbia University

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Kristen Ehrenberger
Jul 25, 2020
I stand with Dr. Raymond Givens and the other students, staff, and professionals of color who are requesting a name change that will be symbolic and meaningful.

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Mike McNally
Jul 24, 2020
No honor to racists ever again.

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Andrew Goldstein
Jul 24, 2020
As a Columbia residency alumni I am *not* ok with this building being named for a slaveholder.

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Mirna Giordano
Jul 1, 2020
In the USA 2020 we can do we must do better!

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Kellyann McGhie
Jun 28, 2020
KellyAnn McGhie-Harte

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Will Simmons
Jun 27, 2020
How can we expect future students to feel welcome in an environment that honors someone (and others) who so brutally opposed their very existence?

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Sara Tuzel
Jun 27, 2020
This can’t continue.

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Titus Robertson
Jun 27, 2020
Ancestrial alliance!

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Gissette Soffer
Jun 27, 2020
I choose to make a difference, support black lives matter.

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Brittany Marshall
Jun 27, 2020
We have to move past this.