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Jim Kenyon: Controversial alumnus, donor puts a black mark on Dartmouth College

Jim Kenyon: Controversial alumnus, donor puts a black mark on Dartmouth College
When I saw a construction crew toiling away this summer on the facade of the Black Family Visual Arts Center in Hanover, my spirits soared.Could Dartmouth actually be removing the Black name from one of its leading downtown buildings?No such luck.On...

By JIM KENYON Valley News Columnist Published: 10/13/2020 10:08:11 PM Modified: 10/14/2020 9:33:29 AM When I saw a construction crew toiling away this summer on the facade of the Black Family Visual Arts Center in Hanover, my spirits soared.” She added that Black has been a “loyal Dartmouth alumnus since 1973 and is proud of his continued support of the College and the Visual Arts Center.“That Black’s name is honored on the visual arts center at Dartmouth is deeply troubling.There has been no discussion about removing Black’s name from the visual arts center, college spokeswoman Diana Lawrence said when I asked on Tuesday.

On Monday, The New York Times reported that Black and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein had a “far deeper relationship than previously known.Epstein at his townhouse in New York City, because that is where he conducted business,” Black wrote.

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