William and Mary Digest May 8

William and Mary Digest May 8

Q&A: Jody Allen on Lemon Project report, impact of initiative and its future

In light of April’s announcement that a concept had been selected for a memorial on campus to people enslaved by the university, College of William and Mary News talked with Lemon Project director Jody Allen about the history of the project, its accomplishments and its goals for the future.

Why is the work of the Lemon Project so important?

When the Lemon Project was established by the Board of Visitors resolution in 2009, it was the second university-funded project of its kind in the country. Ten years later, there is a full-fledged movement of colleges and universities...