Remembering the origins of struggle, change

From 1968 to 1972, the Black student protest movement reached more than 500 American colleges and universities. Students across the country demanded, often successfully, higher enrollment of Black students, increased hiring of Black faculty and administrators, more relevant educational curricula in the


‘1969’ student projects enhance Black History Month

  Students from Professor of History Allison Dorsey’s class “Black Liberation 1969” have begun to hold various events around campus as part of what Dorsey called a “takeover of Black History Month.” The series of events includes interactive workshops, student-led discussions, art

Students Present Research on Black Liberation at Swarthmore

Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG. On Tuesday,