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    • Answers to Questions Presented by the Black Student Organization 

      Hicks, Weimer K., 1909-1985 (1969-06-05)
      A memo from Kalamazoo College President Weimer K. Hicks responding to the Black Student Organization's demands regarding funds for the group, the Westab Program, recruitment of Black students, and the hiring of Black faculty ...
    • Black Awareness Week Press Release 

      Unknown author (1974-05-17)
      A press release for Black Awareness Week sponsored by the Black Student Organization (BSO) of Kalamazoo College and held from May 20-25, 1974. The events included a performance by a Drama Troupe and Gospel Choir, student ...
    • Black Children Are Being Brainwashed? 

      Lumumba, Chokwe, 1947-2014 (formerly known as Taliaferro, Edwin Finley); Solomon, Clyde L. (1969)
      An information sheet distributed by the Information Committee of Kalamazoo College's Black Student Organization (BSO) in approx. 1969.
    • Black Student Applications 

      Unknown author (1970)
      Statistics compiled at Kalamazoo College about the number of Black student applications for the 1968-69 and 1969-70 academic year.
    • The Black Student Organization 

      Unknown author (1981)
      A booklet prepared by Kalamazoo College's Black Student Organization (BSO) including the group's constitution, a brief history written by Professor Romeo Phillips, descriptions of activities sponsored by the organization, ...
    • The Black Student Organization of Kalamazoo College 

      Unknown author (1969)
      A booklet produced by the Higher Education Committee of Kalamazoo College's Black Student Organization (BSO) including photos and other details about members of the group.
    • Black Student Organization's Decision Regarding College's Official Reply 

      Unknown author (1968-05-09)
      The Black Student Organization's response to the official reply by Kalamazoo College President Weimer K. Hicks to their demands of May 6, 1968.
    • Black Student Residents in the Residence Halls... 

      Long, William G. (1969-02-03)
      The response from Kalamazoo College Dean of Student Affairs William G. Long to the memorandum from the Black Student Organization (BSO) regarding Black student residents in the residence halls and the hiring of Black ...
    • Black Students on Campus 

      Ambrose, W. Haydn, 1922-2014 (1968-10-28)
      A list compiled of the Black students on Kalamazoo College's campus in 1968.
    • BSO Admissions Program 

      Unknown author (1969)
      A document outlining plans for members of Kalamazoo College's Black Student Organization (BSO) to visit high schools and recruit students for admission to the college.
    • BSO Chapel: The Necessity of God in College Life 

      Unknown author (1990-05-11)
      Program for the Chapel event sponsored by the Black Student Organization (BSO) of Kalamazoo College. The main speaker was Herbert R. Davis and the event also included Toni Booker of Booker Productions Gospel Choir from ...
    • BSO Members Protest at Banquet 

      Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1969-05)
      Two members of the Black Student Organization (BSO) stand at the podium during a banquet on campus. College president Weimer K. Hicks sits to the right of the podium. Members of the BSO sent a set of demands to the campus ...
    • BSO Protest, 1969 

      Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1969-05)
      Members of the Black Student Organization (BSO) stand in protest in front of the Fine Arts Building. This may have been the Saturday,May 17, 1969 protest in which the BSO rejected the college administration's response to ...
    • BSO Students with Administration's Response 

      Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1969-05)
      Four members of the Black Student Organization (BSO) walk down the steps of Mandelle Hall after receiving from the college administration a written response to their demands. Three of the four students are identified. ...
    • Constitution of the Black Student Organization 

      Unknown author (1968-04-16)
      The constitution of Kalamazoo College's Black Student Organization (BSO) which was ratified in April of 1968. It details the group's purpose, name, membership, powers and duties of officers, meetings, elections, and amendments.
    • Conversation with Tom Seavers 

      Barrett, Laurence N., 1915-2002 (1969-05-13)
      A document written by Kalamazoo College's Acting Dean of Academic Affairs, Laurence Barrett, detailing a conversation with a representative of the Black Student Organization (BSO) regarding the organization's demands of ...
    • Demands Sent to President Hicks 

      Weaver, Gerald F.; Seavers, Thomas (1969-06-05)
      A memo sent by Jerry Weaver and Tom Seavers of the Black Student Organization (BSO) to Kalamazoo College President Weimer K. Hicks regarding the funds for the group, the Westab Program, recruitment of Black students, and ...
    • Demands Submitted to President Weimer K. Hicks 

      Seavers, Thomas; Weaver, Gerald F. (1969-05-12)
      A memo from Tom Seavers and Gerry Weaver of Kalamazoo College's Black Student Organization (BSO) regarding the necessity of adjusting, changing, or adding to the College's judicial, residential and admissions procedures, ...
    • Description of Second Confrontation 

      Hicks, Weimer K., 1909-1985 (1969-06)
      An unsigned document, but presumably written by Kalamazoo College President Weimer K. Hicks, describing the second confrontation with the Black Student Organization (BSO) in 1969. A handwritten note on the document states ...
    • Details on the Black Student Demands 

      Unknown author (1968-05)
      A summary of the Spring 1968 confrontation on the Kalamazoo College campus between the Black Student Organization (BSO) and the administration.