Berkeley Removes Name from Kroeber Hall

3/9/2022; 3 minutes

UC Berkeley's Kroeber Hall became the fourth building on campus to be stripped of its name in a year's time. The decision by Berkeley officials capped a formal review process and was made, in large part, because the building's namesake - Alfred Louis Kroeber, born in 1876 and the founder of the study of anthropology in the American West - is a powerful symbol that continues to evoke exclusion and erasure for Native Americans. (#37827)

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