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As rhetoric nationwide intensifies, President Brown requests reviews and reports by fall In 1966, Edward Brooke (LAW’48,’50, Hon.’68) became the first African American popularly elected to the US Senate. Photo by BU Photography. Almost one-fifth of American undergraduates endorse violence to silence a campus speaker “known for making offensive and hurtful statements,” a 2017 survey […]
“Through black history we learn the best of the history of the United States of America,” she tells packed house Angela Davis, activist, academic and author took time to chat with students and pose for photos with them, including Feven Solomon (CAS’21), from left, Kalkidan Tewodros (Questrom’21), Davis, Grace Mecha (SAR’21), and Zanta Ephrem (SAR’21) […]
Georgia congressman has devoted his life to making #goodtrouble Congressman John Lewis (D.-Ga.) will receive a Doctor of Laws at BU’s 145th Commencement Sunday. Photo courtesy of US House of Representatives. If you had to choose one life to represent the best of America over the last century, John Lewis’ would be a good choice. […]
Longtime US congressman will receive Doctor of Laws degree Members of the Class of 2018 reacted enthusiastically to the announcement that longtime civil rights activist US Representative John Lewis (D-Ga.) will speak at BU’s 145th Commencement on May 20. Photo by Cydney Scott. Announced at Senior Class Breakfast: civil rights icon John Lewis will deliver […]
Washington events timed to opening of new museum Alumni Celebration Breakfast panelists Cornell William Brooks (STH’87, Hon.’15), NAACP president, Richard L. Taylor (COM’71), former Massachusetts secretary of transportation and BU’s first Rhodes scholar, and Andrea L. Taylor (COM’68), president and CEO of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and a trustee of the University. Photo by […]