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6. Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History

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Dr. Sonja Haynes Stone

Dr. Sonja Haynes Stone, one of the first professors in the Afro-American Studies Curriculum and an advocate for black students, was a proponent for a freestanding black cultural center. Her unexpected death in 1991 gave new impetus to a student movement for a center to replace a small office in the Student Union