UNO Department of Black Studies Records

Records collected from and about the Department of Black Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha document the formative years of the department. The collection documents program planning, conflict with Academic Affairs in the 1970s, newsletters, correspondence, and other material.

There are emails and letters sent from members of the department of Black Studies. Also included are documents regarding the 35th Anniversary of the department which took place in 2007, and documents regarding the background information of the investigation, correspondence regarding the case, documents from the fact-finding investigation, transcripts of the interviews from the investigation, and documents from a group called the People’s Board of Regents. Additionally, there are more than 58 sets of documents regarding the investigation. Each exhibit used in the fact-finding investigation is designated in its own folder. All interview transcripts are in their own designated folder. There are two folders of publications from the Department of Black Studies: the Black Studies Newsletter and the Black Studies Report. Also included in this collection are clippings relevant to the Black Studies Department. There are also documents pertaining to the development of the department starting in 1970. Also found in this collection are flyers and programs for events held by the Black Studies Department. There are also documents for the Malcolm X festival that started in 2001. Also found here are documents regarding the NAACP case in 1983 and 1984. News Releases from the department are also found in this collection. Reports and Analyses regarding diversity within institutions are also in this collection. Lastly, there are documents regarding research and community programs.

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