The Lemon Project: A Journey of Reconciliation


The Lemon Project is a multifaceted and dynamic attempt to rectify wrongs perpetrated against African Americans by William & Mary through action or inaction.

Mission Statement

The Lemon Project builds bridges between William & Mary and African American communities through research, programming, and supporting students, faculty, and staff.

Goals and Objectives

  • Expand The Lemon Project’s local, national, and global leadership roles in the universities studying slavery movement
  • Research the lives of Africans and African Americans from the 17th century to the present and share this knowledge on and off campus
  • Establish physical presence on campus
  • Engage and collaborate with colleagues across the university and the Greater Williamsburg area
  • Contribute to enriching experiences for African American students with programs and opportunities fostering belonging
Sustainable Development Goals
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