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Petition for black student lounge at UNCG

Date: February 16, 1971

Author: Neo Black Society

Biographical/Historical abstract: 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.

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Description: 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.

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Format of original: Correspondence

Collection: Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Item#: 1.14.397

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