The Department of African & African-American Studies sponsors 50 years of Black Activism & Study. Martha Biondi, Lorraine H. Morton Professor of African American Studies and Professor of History at Northwestern, is the 50th Anniversary New Directions in Black Studies Speaker presenting: “The Black Revolution on Campus”.
Martha Biondi specializes in 20th century African American History and is the author of To Stand and Fight: the Struggle for Civil Rights in Post War New York City, published by Harvard University Press, which awarded it the Thomas J. Wilson Prize as best first book of the year. In 2012, Black Revolution on Campus, an account of the nationwide black student movement of the late 1960s and early Black Studies movement of the 1970s, was published. She is currently researching a book focusing on Chicago in the 1980s.
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