This collection contains press
clippings, fliers, 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. Press 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
7.09 linear feet
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This collection is open for research.