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    • 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. ...
    • White Students Support BSO Demands 

      Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1969-05-24)
      White students sit on the lawn in front of a campus building on May 24, 1969, holding signs that read "We Support BSO Demands. Black Autonomy - Black Studies." The student rally was in support of the Black Student ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Revision Suggestions Connected with Draft Memorandum to the BSO in Regard to Admissions 

      Long, William G. (1969-03-13)
      Revision suggestions from Kalamazoo College Dean of Student Affairs William G. Long to President Weimer K. Hicks in regards to a response to be given to the Black Student Organization (BSO) about the admission of Black students.
    • 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, ...
    • Letter to Educational Policies Group 

      Barrett, Laurence N., 1915-2002 (1969-06-05)
      A letter from Kalamazoo College's Acting Dean of Academic Affairs Laurence Barrett regarding the marking system for the 193 course taught by Edwin Taliaferro (later known as Chokwe Lumumba.) According to the 1968-69 College ...
    • 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 ...
    • Workshop on Negro History and Culture 

      Barrett, Laurence N., 1915-2002 (1969-05-27)
      A memo to all faculty at Kalamazoo College from Laurence Barrett, Acting Dean of Academic Affairs, advertising a summer workshop on Negro History and Culture.
    • Letter Regarding List of Entering Black Freshmen 

      Long, William G. (1969-07-29)
      A letter from Kalamazoo College's Dean of Student Affairs William G. Long in regards to making available a list of Black freshmen entering the College.
    • Reply of the Faculty and Administration to Demands 

      Hicks, Weimer K., 1909-1985 (1969-05-24)
      The official reply from the Kalamazoo College Administration to the demands of the Black Student Organization (BSO) including responses regarding the academic program, admissions policies and procedures, budgetary ...
    • Petition Regarding the Recent BSO Demands 

      Unknown author (1969-05-21)
      Details about a petition which was passed around Kalamazoo College's campus regarding the demands made by the Black Student Organization (BSO).
    • Administrative Committee Meeting Minutes 

      Unknown author (1969-05-14)
      Minutes from the May 13, 1969 Administrative Committee meeting which discussed the demands made by the Black Student Organization (BSO) on May 12, 1969.
    • Higher Education Committee 

      Unknown author (1968-05-06)
      A statement from Kalamazoo College's Black Student Organization (BSO) about the creation of the Higher Education Committee within their organization.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Memo Regarding Demands of BSO 

      Hicks, Weimer K., 1909-1985 (1968-05-13)
      A memo from Kalamazoo College President Weimer K. Hicks outlining three steps to begin a program implementing the demands of the Black Student Organization (BSO).
    • 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.
    • Memo to All Faculty 

      Hicks, Weimer K., 1909-1985 (1969-05-29)
      A memo from Kalamazoo College President Weimer K. Hicks to all faculty members in regards to the hiring of Black faculty and staff.