Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine published the op-ed, “The Erasure of Slavery at Sullivan’s Island,” Feb. 10. Finkenbine gave the talk, “The Underground Railroad: An Overview,” at Clinton-Macomb Public Library in Clinton Township, Feb. 13.

On Feb. 14, Governor Gretchen Whitmer appointed Finkenbine to another term on the Michigan Freedom Trail Commission. The commission was created to preserve, protect and promote the legacy of the Freedom Trail and Underground Railroad in Michigan.