• Corpus ID: 141223846

Origins of African American Studies at UC-Berkeley

  title={Origins of African American Studies at UC-Berkeley},
  author={Ula Yvette Taylor},
  journal={Western journal of black studies},
  • U. Taylor
  • Published 22 June 2010
  • Education
  • Western journal of black studies
In the Fall Quarter of 1968, Eldridge Cleaver was scheduled to teach ten lectures at the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) in a course that was co-organized by four Faculty: Edward Sampson, Jonas Langer, Jan Dizard, and Troy Duster, Associate Professor of Sociology. As the grandson of the legendary anti-lynching journalist Ida B. Wells Barnett, Duster's lineage was firmly rooted in progressive political struggle. By bringing a leader of the Black Panther Party (BPP) on campus to teach… 
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