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Upending the Ivory Tower: Civil Rights, Black Power, and the Ivy League

  • Carl A. Fields Center For Equality and Cultural Understanding Room 104 (map)

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Upending the Ivory Tower explores the history of Black activism and the civil rights movement at Ivy League universities. As higher education continues to be a catalyst for change there is no one better to inform today's activists than those who transformed our country's past and paved the way for its future.

Dr. Stefan Bradley is the chair of the department of African American Studies and associate professor at Loyola Marymount University. He is also the author of Harlem vs. Columbia University: Black Student Power in the late 1960s (University of Ilinois Press) that won the Phillis Wheatley Book Prize. Bradley is co-editor of Alpha Phi Alpha: A Legacy of Greatness, The Demands of transcendence. His articles have been featured in the Journal of African American History, the Journal of Civil and Human Rights, American Studies and the Western Journal of Black Studies. 

Earlier Event: November 6
Night of Native Cuisine