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1940 Jan. 21

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

The economic plight of the American Negro

Prairie View (Tex.) - Typed draft of speech given at Prairie View State College looking at the relationship of availability of work and personal economics to the perception of the African American worker.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

2018 Aug. 11

Evans, Cheryl

Cheryl Evans oral history

Roselle (N.J.) - Oral history of former UMass Amherst student, Cheryl Evans, about her experiences on campus as student from 1964-1968, as a UMass Assistant Area Coordinator of Orchard Hill in 1969, and her life as a teacher, academic, and activist, especially in relation to African American communities. Evans came to UMass from Medford, Mass., recalls being one of six people of color on campu... more

University of Massachusetts Amherst. Black Pioneers Project Records

2018 Dec. 13

Evans, Cheryl

Cheryl Evans oral history with Peter Kleeman

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with former UMass Amherst student, Cheryl Evans, about her experiences on campus as student from 1964-1968, as a UMass assistant area coordinator of Orchard Hill in 1969, and her life as a teacher, academic, and activist, especially in relation to African American communities. Evans came to UMass from Medford, Mass., recalls being one of six people of color on campus... more

University of Massachusetts Amherst. Black Pioneers Project Records

1980 Sept. 19

Dedication of the W.E.B. Du Bois Papers

Amherst (Mass.) - Lecture on opening of W.E.B. Du Bois Papers by Aptheker and Bennet, introduced by Cole.

WFCR Radio Broadcast Collection

2015 Mar. 25

Strickland, William, 1937-

William Strickland oral history with Robert S. Cox and Jeremy Smith

Amherst (Mass.) - Conversation with Bill Strickland, Professor of African American Studies at UMass Amherst.

UMass Amherst Oral History Collection

1979

How the Congress, the President, and the affluent have dual standards of laws for themselves and the poor

Criticizes the fact that those in power make the laws and have hearings regarding the poor and black people as those groups have "no knowledge, no voice, no participation or choices" in the decisions that are made for them. The writer claims that the United States government does not care and would rather let food rat than give it to people who are disadvantaged.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1971 Apr. 10

Herbers, John

Suburbs resist new demands for subsidized housing

Stoughton (Mass.) - Regarding resistance to building subsidized housing developments for moderate to low income families in predominantly white suburbs that fear an influx of African American and poor families to the neighborhood. A subsidized housing complex was built in Stoughton, but residents in Canton and Randolph, Massachusetts, voted down similar zoning changes. President Nixon's comments on "forced integration" i... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers