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Petition for black student lounge at UNCG
February 16, 1971
Neo Black Society
The Neo-Black Society is a student organization at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro started in 1968 to promote unity among African American students.
This letter and petition for a black student lounge on the UNCG campus was submitted by Neo-Black Society coordinators Lauren Brown and Larry Williamson, February 16, 1970. The letter outlines the needs and purpose for a black student lounge primarily creating a space for learning about black culture that will improve race relations on campus and be attractive to prospective African American students. The petition contains 106 signatures supporting the creation of a black student lounge.
Format of original:
Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
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