Black Pride, Billy Clubs, and Broken Promises: Student Protests at NMU

The Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives is hosting an event on Thursday, February 15 at 7:00pm located in the Archives room 126 of the Learning Resource Center building. The event is titled Black Pride, Billy Clubs & Broken Promises: NMU Student Protests and is in conjunction with Black History Month. Marcus Robyns (Professor and University Archivist) will present on the student protests which occurred at NMU in the 1960’s. Kyleigh Sapp (NMU student and Archives student assistant employee) will present on the specific demands made by student organizations during the protests, and how the NMU administration responded to those demands in the 1970s. The event is free, open to the public, and refreshments will be provided.

Thursday, February 15 at 7:00pm to 8:15pm

Learning Resource Center, 126
Learning Resource Center, 1401 Presque Isle Ave, Marquette, MI 49855

Event Type

Academic, Community, Student Life

Cost

Free

Department

Archives

Primary Contact

Stefan Nelson, Kyleigh Sapp

Contact Phone or Email

stefnels@nmu.edu, ksapp@nmu.edu

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