The Lemon Project is a multifaceted and dynamic attempt to rectify wrongs perpetrated against African Americans by the College through action or inaction. An ongoing endeavor, this program will focus on contributing to and encouraging scholarship on the 324-year relationship between African Americans and the College, and building bridges between the College and Williamsburg and Greater Tidewater area.
W&M, working through the university's Lemon Project, helped First Baptist Church of Williamsburg with it's national "Let Freedom Ring" event.
This collection archives Lemon Project events and experiences through images, videos, and more.
When Karen Ely, Lynn Briley, and Janet Brown Strafer arrived at the College of William & Mary in 1967, they...