Duke Protest Newspaper Clippings
Scope and Contents
Includes photocopied newspaper articles from The Duke Chronicle and The North Carolina Anvil primarily concerning race relations at Duke University from 1968 to 1970. The articles describe the overall tumultuous climate of student protests, riots, and boycotts. In particular, the articles report black students' demands for a Department of African-American studies and the resulting political fallout that culminated in black students occupying the Allen Building in 1969.
- Publication: 1968 - 1970
Biographical / Historical
First issued in 1905 as Trinity Chronicle, The Duke Chronicle is a daily student newspaper at Duke University. The North Carolina Anvil was a Durham-based "weekly newspaper of politics and the arts" that ran from 1967 to 1983.
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