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February 13

February 13: Panel Discussion, 5:30-7 pm,
Stone Center Auditorium, Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black History and Culture
Stomping Down: The Foodworkers Strikes of 1969 and the Black Student Movement


  • Dr. Archie Ervin: Associate Provost for Diversity and Multicultural Affairs


  • Adolph Reed: One of the original members of the Black Student Movement, now a political science professor at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Freddie Parker: A participant in the foodworkers strikes; now a professor of history at North Carolina Central University
  • Julius Chambers: Attorney who represented the foodworkers in their conflict with the University; later chancellor of N.C. Central University; now a practicing attorney and director of the Center for Civil Rights and clinical professor in the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Law
  • Renae McPherson: Current UNC-Chapel Hill student; president of the Black Student Movement