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African Americans -- Education

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Department of Africana Studies records

 Collection
Identifier: UA0104
Overview Records of Africana Studies Department (formerly African American and African Studies; originally Black Studies), Black Studies Committee, and Black Student Union at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Collection contains files, photgraphs, audiovisuals, and ephemera that document the events leading up to the creation of the department and its subsequent evolution. Dr. Bertha Maxwell, the first department chair, Roberta Duff and Benjamin Chavis are prominent figures in the collection.
Dates: 1969-1984; 2008 - 2011

Black Studies Program -- Class Materials and Events (audiovisual), 1971 - 1984

 Sub-Series
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The earliest materials in this collection pre-date the formation of both the Black Student Union (BSU) and the Black Studies program, which is today known as the Department of Africana Studies. Photographs and papers from students document protests in the Spring of 1969, which precipitated the formation of the Black Studies Committee, and later, the BSU and Black Studies program. The committee records contain meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, reference materials, and other materials...
Dates: 1971 - 1984

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Urban League records

 Collection — Box SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 283
Identifier: MS0283
Overview Records of a multi-service, non-profit agency, organized in 1978 to promote economic self-sufficiency among African American families and to seek racial inclusion in Mecklenburg County (N.C.) communities. Contains miscellaneous records of the Urban League for the year 1981 only, including membership reports and lists, financial reports, and an affiliate assessment report.
Dates: 1981

Era before Brown vs. Board of Education oral history collection

 Collection
Identifier: OH-BB
Overview The interviews focus on the educational experiences of members of the African American community of Charlotte during the era of segregation. Many interviewees also discuss how things changed once segregation ended and their children’s school experiences.
Dates: 2004 - 2005