Looking Back At Black Student Alliance’s 50 Years At Duke
Looking back at Black Student Alliance’s 50 years at Duke
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By Likhitha Butchireddygari | Tuesday, January 24Special to The Chronicle
The Black Student Alliance is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.
For 50 years, the Black Student Alliance has been a central actor in Duke’s history.
Founded in 1967 as the Afro-American Society, the organization has had five decades of experience advocating for black students at Duke. In recent years, the group has mounted responses to several incidents on campus, including the discovery of a noose near the Bryan Plaza and the defacement of a #BlackLivesMatter poster with a racist slur. But the organization seeks to do more than respond, said …