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Photograph of protestors in KU's Strong Hall as part of the strike week organized by the Black Student Union in part to advocate for justice for Rick “Tiger” Dowdell.

KU Black Prospective.pdf
Brochure produced by KU's Black Student Union that contains helpful information about the University for Black students.

BSU Afro House Budget Request_1970.09_0001.pdf
The Black Student Union's budget request for the Afro House submitted to KU's Student Senate.

Investigative report by Thomas Johnson, a reporter covering the happenings in Lawrence during 1970. The report focuses on the days surrounding the killings of Nick Rice and Rick Dowdell.

Francis Heller's response to the Black Student Union demands as requested by Chancellor Chalmers. Chalmers used this as the basis for the official University response to the demands.

May 1970 edition of the Black Student Union newsletter.

July 1970 edition of the Black Student Union newsletter.

DAS Information.pdf
Information regarding the newly created Department of African Studies and the classes offered.

Chancellor Chalmers' letter in response to the letter he received from members of KU's Black faculty and administrators in support of the Black Student Union demands.
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