This collection contains photographs, press clippings, fliers, audio-visual material, posters, realia and other material documenting
the African American student experience at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) and the subsequent role of UCR African
Student Programs. Includes fliers, photographs, and programs of events held at UCR featuring notable individuals such as Martin
Luther King III, Rita Marley, and Oscar Brown Jr. News clippings regarding the controversy surrounding the UCR Black Studies
Program in the 1970s as well as photographs documenting student life in the 1960s-1990s are also included. Material highlighting
annual celebrations in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr held at UCR and in the surrounding community is also present.
The following historical background was retrieved from the UCR African Student Programs website.
12.25 linear feet
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This collection is open for research.