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Afro-American Society

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1 The ongoing legacy of the UNI Seven
Beilke--Nicole (Student--2023)
Northern Iowan 119:36, p.01
2/13/2023 Guest writer Nicole Beilke writes the history of UNI Seven and how their proposals are still impacting UNI's campus today. Beilke writes about the creation of the Center for Multicultural Education (CME), the Minority Recruitment Program, Increasing of Black faculty, and more; photo.
2 UNI Seven honored on 50th anniversary
Kampe--Erin (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 116:43, p.02
3/12/2020 The members of the UNI Seven, who protested for racial equality in 1970 were honored at a 50th anniversary event in the Maucker Union Ballroom on March 9, 2020; photo.
3 Center for Multicultural Education celebrates 40 years
Northern Iowa Today 94:2, p.23
4/1/2011 Brief history of the center; photo.
4 Minority group relations at SCI/UNI
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.255
7/1/1995 Detailed account of attempts by the UNI administration to recruit and relate to African-American students; photo.
5 The resignation of President Maucker: the end of an era
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.371
7/1/1995 President Maucker moves toward a decision to resign; tributes to his achievements; photo.
6 Black Student Union reformed
Northern Iowan 69:19, p.7
11/17/1972 Successor group to Afro-American Society; elect officers; photo.
7 EMCEC: and yet a part of many; one contributing to the whole, essential to its completeness
UNI Quarterly 2:2, p.30
1/1/1971 Brief history of the Center; early activities; plans for the future; photo.
8 Panel Discussion on Students, Labor, and the Law to be Held
Public Relations News Release 1970:62, p.1
10/2/1970 Panel sponored jointly by the UNI local of the American Federation of Teachers and the campus chapter of the American Association of University Professors.
9 UNI broadens scope of minority programs
Grimes--Vicki King (Public Relations Staff)
Alumnus 55:3, p.10
9/1/1970 History of UNI efforts in education for minorities; photo.
10 The trials: comments on conflict
UNI Quarterly 1:4, p.34
7/1/1970 At look at the issues and the results of the sit-in at the President's House; photo.
11 Cultural house proposal was born in long controversy
Sparks--David G. (Finance Faculty)
Northern Iowan 66:57, p.6
5/15/1970 Brief history of efforts to establish house; photo.
12 Regents approve Minorities Center plan for UNI
Public Relations News Release 1969:602, p.1
5/15/1970 Board of Regents approved a plan for the development of an Ethnic Minorities Cultural and Educational Center.
13 New disciplinary procedures to be established according to Maucker
Bancroft--Craig M. (Class of 1973)
Northern Iowan 66:51, p.2
4/24/1970 President Maucker outlines ways in which new procedures will be established; concerned about speech by Jerry Rubin; states that no further hearings will be held on campus at this point.
14 UNI 7 allowed to return to classes; controversy centers around administrative reaction
Northern Iowan 66:45, p.1
4/3/1970 Informed of suspension from school on March 20-21; suspension lifted March 30 with proviso that they would not engage in any unlawful activities; photo.
15 Black students sit-in at Maucker home
Northern Iowan 66:44, p.1
3/20/1970 Afro-American Society stages sit-in; stays overnight in President's house.
16 Hansen withdraws request for legality of tax financed center
Northern Iowan 66:44, p.1
3/20/1970 Senator reacts to sit-in at President's house; will not seek legal opinion; Northern Iowan may try to raise funds.
17 Faculty passes total program on black demands
Northern Iowan 66:30, p.1
1/30/1970 Excerpts from faculty debate; special attention to issue of culture house.
18 Criticizes concessions to black demands
Fox--Josef W. (Philosophy and Humanities Faculty)
Northern Iowan 66:28, p.3
12/19/1969 Professor Fox believes action should be taken deliberately rather than in reaction to demands.
19 Explains philosophy of Afro-American Society
Public Relations News Release 66:27, p.4
12/16/1969 Outlines reasons for existence of Society.
20 Crownfield supports black proposals
Crownfield--David R. (Philosophy and Religion Facu
Northern Iowan 66:22, p.4
11/21/1969 Professor Crownfield goes over Afro-American Society demands one-by-one.
21 Video-tape syndrome exists at UNI faculty meetings
Wherry--Peg (Class of 1972)
Northern Iowan 66:22, p.4
11/21/1969 Peg Wherry analyzes recent faculty meeting.
22 "Unable and unwilling to operate on demands"
Fox--Josef W. (Philosophy and Humanities Faculty)
Northern Iowan 66:20, p.3
11/14/1969 Professor Fox applauds President Maucker's position on demands from Afro-American Society; outlines his own position on attention to particular segments of population.
23 Blacks and whites can work together
Johnson--Janet (Student--1969)
Northern Iowan 66:20, p.3
11/14/1969 Defends aims of recent demonstration.
24 Should express truth
Northern Iowan 66:20, p.2
11/14/1969 Critical of Bob Johnson's position on recent demonstration.
25 Answers charges and accusations
Northern Iowan 66:19, p.2
11/11/1969 Supports and will work for demands make by Afro-American Society.
26 Black activities require explanation
Thies--Brian (Class of 1972)
Northern Iowan 66:19, p.2
11/11/1969 Believes recent demonstration may have been mis-directed.
27 Blacks demand action on resolutions; seek support
Northern Iowan 66:19, p.1
11/11/1969 Members of Afro-American Society picket food service at Union in order to gain attention for demands.
28 Suggests a change of demand tactics
Johnson--Robert Harold (Classes of 1970 and 1976)
Northern Iowan 66:19, p.2
11/11/1969 Believes recent demonstration might not be most effective way to promote change.
29 The demands
Northern Iowan 66:19, p.1
11/11/1969 Text of demands made by Afro-American Society.
30 Untitled
Sparks--David G. (Finance Faculty)
Northern Iowan 66:19, p.7
11/11/1969 Students stage protest in Union; photo.
31 Believe all women beautiful, queens
Northern Iowan 66:15, p.1
10/28/1969 Afro-American Society releases statement critical of Homecoming Queen competition.
32 Key Hole schedule posted; list open hours
Northern Iowan 65:51, p.12
4/18/1969 Detailed schedule.
33 Key Hole is not hopeless
Northern Iowan 65:50, p.2
4/15/1969 Cites early difficulties in use of room; hopes for quick solution.
34 Afro-American Center in Union
Northern Iowan 65:42, p.6
3/7/1969 Text of recommendation for use of Keyhole Lounge by Afro-American Society.
35 Culture Center set
Maucker--James William (President of ISTC--SCI--and UNI)
Northern Iowan 65:42, p.1
3/7/1969 President Maucker talks about an agreement with the Afro-American Society for the use of the Keyhole Lounge.
36 "Blacks do their thing"
Northern Iowan 65:37, p.8
2/18/1969 Afro-American Society will present dance and skits.
37 Six black proposals
Northern Iowan 65:18, p.16
11/8/1968 Proposals from Afro-American Society include a culture house, a student recruitment program, naming a building after Dr. King, more African-American faculty, African-American entertainment, and a fund drive for scholarship funds.

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