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Ferguson Reply: Right to Conduct Forum Defended

Date: November 16, 1967

Author: Greensboro Daily News

Biographical/Historical abstract: The Greensboro Daily News is the former morning newspaper of Greensboro, North Carolina.

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Description: This uncredited article from the November 16, 1967, Greensboro Daily News, reports on comments by University of North Carolina at Greensboro Chancellor James Sharbrough Fergsuon following the controversial Black Power Forum held November 1-3, 1967, at UNCG. Ferguson, responding to criticism of the event, defended the decision to allow the forum on the grounds of its educational and noted that the movement “cannot be wished away simply because it is controversial.” Ferguson's comments were widely reported, and he and William Friday, president of the university system, received numerous letters following the statement

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Format of original: Newspaper Clippings

Collection: University Archives Subject Files

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Item#: 1.58.339

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