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Fuller Resigns as Lecturer

Date: March 1, 1968

Author: Marie S. Nahikian

Biographical/Historical abstract: Marie S. Nahikian was a student at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and feature editor of The Carolinian in 1967.

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Description: This March 1, 1968, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) reports that controversial Black Power activist Howard Fuller had resigned his faculty post at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, citing the stress og his full-time job. The controversial Fuller had been involved in several anti-poverty campaigns in Durham and was arrested for assaulting a police officer during one protest. Governor Dan K. Moore had criticized his activism. Fuller was a participant in the Black Power Forum held at UNCG November 1-3, 1967. The conference, sponsored by the UNCG Student Government Association featured numerous speakers including Fuller, and generated considerable controversy statewide.

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Format of original: Newspaper Clippings

Collection: Carolinian

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Item#: 1.3.820

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