Black History at Boston University

Black Culture

February 20, 1973: Black Drama

November 14, 1973: Blacks in media try hardest

September 17, 1974: Black students form drama group

December 9, 1974: Dances of Africa are energy-charged

April 15, 1975: Black Culture Week presents new perspective

September 22, 1981: Pictures in an exhibition

January 24, 2002: CNNI presents videos

January 29, 2003: South African justice discusses artwork

February 24, 2003: Group re-enacts slave ritual in Marsh Chapel

 

Honoring MLK

March 14, 1975: BU plans memorial sculpture

January 22, 2002: Martin Luther King Commemoration Preaches Tolerance

January 22, 2002: City and Local High School Students Honor King

January 16, 2003: Martin Luther King commemorated

January 21, 2003: Campus celebrates Martin Luther King Day in Metcalf Hall

January 23, 2003: Turner, Greens: Remember King’s ideals

 

UMOJA: The Black Student Union

November 20, 1972: UMOJA calls for class boycott

December 12, 1972: UMOJA wishes you the best: Holiday message from UMOJA President

January 29, 1973: Umoja Sponsors Black Film Series

February 8, 1973: Umoja Awareness

October 5, 1981: Minority awareness focus for UMOJA

February 24, 2003: ‘Impact 2003’ better late than never

 

Racism on Campus

November 3, 1972: Racial incident stirs West Campus

October 25, 1974: Interracial meetings held

November 16, 1973: Minorities seen as separate units on campus

October 25, 1974: WC meetings aim to combat prejudice

February 1, 1985: Minority college guide: BU not in top 10 for blacks

April 11, 1985: 200 rally for justice at BU

April 7, 1997: 42 students charge guards with racism

January 29, 2002: ‘Minority’ an acceptable phrase at Boston University

January 21, 2003: Union sets Feb. 10 goal for minority retention proposal

 

Opinion

November 8, 1972: Letter to the Editor: Dorm Incident

November 14, 1972: Letter to the Editor: On ‘alleged racism’

February 13, 1975: The fight for civil rights, 1975

February 13, 1975: An open letter to the black community at BU

February 19, 1975: Administration defended for stance on racism conference

October 2, 1981: Letter to the Editor: More minority coverage

October 2, 1981: EDITORIAL: Discrimination

January 28, 2003: EDITORIAL: Racism still problematic

 

Antiracism Talks

October 17 1961: Freedom Riders Discuss Integration

December 7, 1973: Teach-in denounces racism

December 7, 1973: Sherwood on discrimination

October 7, 1974: Davis calls for end to racism

February 9, 1981: Racism major concern at women’s conference

October 17, 1983: Civil rights activist rides on

January 18, 2002: Prof. talks of desegregation

February 26, 2002: Black History Lecture Discusses Unity

 

City

January 23, 2002: Local civil rights leaders honored