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Cancel Culture Database

Cancel Culture Database

IncidentSchool NameDateTargetConfederate?Protested/Canceled?
California’s oldest law school to scrub founder’s name over ties to Native American killingsUC Hastings College of the Law11/10/2021Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
College renames Cooper Hall to Spradley-Young Hall; a pre-Civil War scientist and alum, Cooper had defended slaveryDickinson College11/04/2021Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
University removes name of Revolutionary War vet from campus building over slavery concernsRider University11/01/2021Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Citing racism, Rutgers removes name of former Supreme Court justice, an alumnus, from buildingRutgers University10/26/2021Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
College strips name ‘Linnaeus’ from its 125-acre arboretum, citing ‘scientific racism’Gustavus Adolphus College10/18/2021Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Middlebury College removes Mead Chapel name over former governor's role in eugenicsMiddlebury College09/27/2021Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Penn removes suffragette's name from 'feminist' center to prioritize 'inclusiveness'University of Pennsylvania09/24/2021Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Thomas Nelson Community College will be renamed Virginia Peninsula Community CollegeThomas Nelson Community College09/23/2021Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Community college strips name of 10th president of U.S. from its title over his Confederacy supportJohn Tyler (Brightpoint) Community College07/19/2021Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
University to strip name of longest serving president from campus building over racism concernsGeorge Washington University06/30/2021Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Emory renames residence hall named after former campus president because he supported slaveryEmory University06/30/2021Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
Towson University removes slave owners’ names from buildingsTowson University06/24/2021Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
Dixie is officially dumped in vote over university name changeDixie State University06/09/2021Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
Lord Fairfax Community College renamed to Laurel Ridge Community CollegeLord Fairfax Community College06/04/2021Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
University cancels new building name that had just been renamed 19 days earlier to appease studentsWake Forest University05/28/2021Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Fourth Supreme Court Justice John Marshall, who owned slaves, has named stripped from law schoolUniversity of Illinois05/24/2021Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
University strips George Merrick from parking garage, Henry Fillmore from rehearsal hall over racism concernsUniversity of Miami05/12/2021Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
University removes name of former Dean E.E. Davis, say he was biased against the poor and ethnic minoritiesUniversity of Texas Arlington05/06/2021Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
College of William and Mary renames three campus buildings and football fieldCollege of William and Mary04/23/2021Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
UNA removes Democrat Gov. Bibb Graves’ name from campus signageUniversity of North Alabama04/05/2021Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
Virginia State University to remove names on four buildings due to racism, Confederacy concernsVirginia State University03/25/2021Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
Florida State University orders slaveowner’s name stripped from buildingFlorida State University02/15/2021Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
University of Alabama removes George C. Wallace from building over his support of racial segregationUniversity of Alabama02/08/2021Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
Caltech to remove the names of six eugenics proponents from buildings, honorsCalifornia Institute of Technology01/15/2021Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Delmar T. Oviatt name stripped from campus library over racism concernsCalifornia State University Northridge12/18/2020Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Cornell renames Goldwin Smith professorships, calls 19th century namesake 'anti-Semitic, anti-feminist, anti-suffrage'Cornell University12/14/2020Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Jordan Hall renamed Biology Building due to Jordan's advocacy for eugenicsIndiana University Bloomington12/01/2020Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
University of California Berkeley to remove names of LeConte and Barrows halls due to ‘controversial legacies’University of California Berkeley11/18/2020Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
Trustee's name removed from buildingMichigan State University11/17/2020Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
University to rename buildings named after two former Govs Braxton Bragg Comer and Bibb GravesUniversity of Montevallo09/30/2020Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
University of Alabama renames hall that honored 'ardent white supremacist' U.S. Sen. John Tyler MorganUniversity of Alabama09/17/2020Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
Edinburgh U. cancels Scotland’s greatest philosopher, David Hume, in name of antiracismUniversity of Edinburgh09/14/2020Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
UVA removes Withers from Withers-Brown Hall due to slave ownership, Confederate leadershipUniversity of Virginia09/11/2020Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
UVA strips name Curry from School of Education and Human Development due to slave ownership, Confederate leadershipUniversity of Virginia09/11/2020Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
Columbia med school removes founder’s name because he owned slavesColumbia University09/09/2020Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
Troy University renames Bibb Graves Hall in honor of John LewisTroy University09/02/2020Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
University removes name of civil rights activist from its Theatre Arts Center over tangential racism concernsUniversity of Wisconsin Oshkosh08/18/2020Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
University at Buffalo to remove U.S. President Millard Fillmore’s name from campusUniversity at Buffalo08/04/2020Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
Catholic university cancels Catholic writer Flannery O’Connor. But scholars say she’s been wrongly maligned.Loyola Maryland07/31/2020Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Board of Trustees approves the removal of four names from campus buildingsUniversity of North Carolina Chapel Hill07/29/2020Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
Monmouth University removes Woodrow Wilson’s name from buildingMonmouth University07/21/2020Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Elon University removes former President William Harper’s name from residence hallElon University07/07/2020Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
James Madison University removes names of three Confederates from buildingsJames Madison University07/07/2020Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
Queens University of Charlotte renames building after discovery of ties to slaveryQueens University of Charlotte07/02/2020Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
Name of former NC governor 'Hoey' removed from campus auditorium due to his opposition of racial intergration in 1900sWestern Carolina University06/29/2020Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Woodrow Wilson's name removed from multiple campus buldingsPrinceton University06/27/2020Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Alabama A&M renaming hall named after Democrat Gov. Bibb GravesAlabama A&M06/26/2020Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
Oklahoma State U. removes Gov. William 'Alfalfa Bill' Murray's name from buildings over racism concernsOklahoma State University06/19/2020Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Former LSU president Troy Middleton's name removed from library over racism concernsLouisiana State University06/19/2020Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Clemson removes Calhoun name from Honors CollegeClemson University06/15/2020Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
USC renames Von Kleinsmid Center because namesake was 'a known eugenicist'University of Southern California06/11/2020Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Shenandoah University removes Harry F. Byrd, Jr.'s name from School of BusinessShenandoah University06/10/2020Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
University removes slave owner’s name to create a ‘more inclusive community’University of Cincinnati12/23/2019Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
College strips name of its founder from building, cites ‘racism’ against Native AmericansMacalester College12/11/2019Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
SUNY New Paltz leaders vote to rename dorms named after town’s 17th century settlers, citing slaverySUNY New Paltz03/15/2019Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
UC Berkeley to remove historic Boalt name associated with law school, citing racismUniversity of California Berkeley01/11/2019Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Duke University removes Confederate veteran Julian Carr's name from buildingDuke University12/02/2018Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
Citing ‘violence against California Native Americans,’ Stanford to ax Junipero Serra’s name from campus featuresStanford University09/21/2018Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Ball State to remove Papa John’s name from business programBall State University08/16/2018Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Porter Butts Gallery at Wisconsin Union renamed due to involvement with group with same name as KKKUniversity of Wisconsin Madison08/07/2018Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Women's college abandons class names due to vague association with the KKKWesleyan College08/07/2018Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
Bucknell U. wastes no time deleting references to alumnus Les MoonvesBucknell University07/31/2018Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
University of Louisville to rename Papa John’s Cardinal StadiumUniversity of Louisville07/13/2018Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Fredric March name removed from union due to involvement with group with same name as KKKUniversity of Wisconsin Madison06/25/2018Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
UPitt removes name of Thomas Parran from building due to 'racist and unethical medical experiments'University of Pittsburg03/30/2018Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
University strips name of its former president due to 'his support of eugenics and advocacy for tobacco'University of Michigan03/29/2018Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
College bar's 'Make America Jolly Again' event canceled because of nameCase Western Reserve University02/07/2018Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Student newspaper does away with 'Crusader' monikerCollege of the Holy Cross02/05/2018Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
USC female empowerment group takes ‘women’ out of its name — to be more inclusiveUniversity of Southern California12/17/2017Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
College begins excising references to its founder on campus buildingsBryn Mawr College08/26/2017Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
ESPN refuses to apologize for pulling reporter named 'Robert Lee' from college football gameUniversity of Virginia08/23/2017Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
Rice U. does away with ‘master’ term, cites ‘negative historical connotation’Rice University04/11/2017Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
Yale to rename Calhoun College after extended protest campaignYale University02/12/2017Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
University of Oregon strips name of former KKK leader from campus buildingUniversity of Oregon09/08/2016Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
Vanderbilt paid Confederate group $1.2 million to remove ‘Confederate’ from building nameVanderbilt University08/15/2016Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
College dumps supposedly ‘phallic’ nickname for building over a single complaintColorado School of Mines07/20/2016Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Ole Miss renames Christmas event because it 'connoted too much Christianity'University of Mississippi12/07/2015Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Harvard, Princeton stop using word 'master' in their residential college housing systemsvarious12/02/2015Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
University axes homecoming ‘king’ and ‘queen,’ replaces it with gender-neutral ‘royals’San Diego State University11/12/2015Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Student government approves resolution to rename Columbus DayArizona State University12/17/2012Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
IncidentSchool NameDateTargetConfederate?Protested/Canceled?