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Radical Roots, Contested Place: African American and African Studies at U-M

Stephen M. Ward

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Join the Bentley Historical Library for this "Making Michigan" webinar with U-M Professor Stephen Ward, who will discuss the impact of the Black Power movement and struggles around race, nationally and locally, at U-M during the 1960s and 1970s. You'll learn about the Black Action Movement (BAM I), an important moment in U-M's history of student activism. He'll also discuss the motivations and rationale for Black Studies as an academic discipline, and the origins of U-M's Department of Afroamerican and African Studies (DAAS). The session will be moderated by Gary Krenz of the Bentley Historical Library.
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