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By Joy Ann WIlliamson

Joy Ann Williamson charts the evolution of black attention on predominately white American campuses in the course of the serious interval among the mid-1960s and mid-1970s, with the Black pupil circulation on the college of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign serving as an illuminating microcosm of comparable events around the state. Drawing on scholar courses of the overdue Nineteen Sixties and early Nineteen Seventies, in addition to interviews with scholar activists, former directors, and school, Williamson discusses the emergence of Black energy ideology, what constituted "blackness," and notions of self-advancement as opposed to racial solidarity.

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By Joy Ann WIlliamson

Joy Ann Williamson charts the evolution of black attention on predominately white American campuses in the course of the serious interval among the mid-1960s and mid-1970s, with the Black pupil circulation on the college of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign serving as an illuminating microcosm of comparable events around the state. Drawing on scholar courses of the overdue Nineteen Sixties and early Nineteen Seventies, in addition to interviews with scholar activists, former directors, and school, Williamson discusses the emergence of Black energy ideology, what constituted "blackness," and notions of self-advancement as opposed to racial solidarity.

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