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SABLE Society

On this day, the 279th birthday of Thomas Jefferson, we hope for this visual to serve as a stark reminder of who he truly was — a virulent eugenicist and racist who was a constant threat to the lives and wellbeing of Black people throughout his lifetime.

SABLE SOCIETY: 15 Notes on the State of U.Va.

We seek to move away from these attempts at rehabilitation and, instead, would like to honor the legacies of the true founders of this University — the enslaved laborers who built the Grounds on which we walk.

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