Northwestern University


They Demanded Courageously: The 1968 Northwestern Bursar’s Office Takeover

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Students inside the occupied Bursar's Office, May 3, 1968

When: Thursday, May 17, 2018
All day  

Where: Deering Library, 1937 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public

Contact: Drew Scott   847.467.4107

Group: University Libraries

Category: Multicultural & Diversity

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Fifty years ago, more than 120 Black students occupied the Bursar's Office to draw attention t a list of 15 demands that would address racial inequalities on campus. In honor of this important anniversary, this exhibition draws upon the holdings if University Archives to remember the historic protest that achieved lasting change at Northwestern.

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