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James Turner speaking on Bursar’s Office Takeover, May 9, 1968
Date
1968-05-09
Main contributors
WNUR (Radio station : Evanston, Ill.); Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)
Summary
On May 9, 1968, Black student leader James Turner spoke at Northwestern University's Student Symposium 1969, on the topic of “Black Students: After the Crisis,” about the 38-hour sit in by African American students at the University's Bursar's Office, and some of the issues it brought to the forefront of campus dialogue. For more background information on the sit-in, see the digital exhibit at http://exhibits.library.northwestern.edu/archives/exhibits/1968/1968.html and the collection of documents and clippings at http://tinyurl.com/z3mzox8
Subjects
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.); Civil rights demonstrations--Illinois--Evanston; African American college students--Illinois--Evanston; Student movements--Illinois--Evanston; Northwestern University Student Symposium
Time period
1968
Location
Evanston, Illinois
Collection
University Archives Audiovisual Media
Unit
Northwestern University Archives
Language
English
Related Items
1968 Black Student Sit-in Collection, Series 31/6/155; 1968 Student Protests at NU (digital exhibit)
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