Kansas State University: From Black Athlete to Black Student Union

Title

Kansas State University: From Black Athlete to Black Student Union

Subject

The history of African American athletes and the formation of the Black Student Union at Kansas State University

Description

This paper explores the history of Kansas State University's Black Student Union, which was founded in 1968 by black K-State athletes as a site of solidarity in a time of social upheaval and racial progress. The author analyzes the founding of the BSU as part of the history of African American athletes claiming space for themselves in white-dominated organizations.

Creator

Ti'Ara Walpool

Publisher

Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Date

May 13, 2009

Rights

Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Format

PDF

Files

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Citation

Ti'Ara Walpool, “Kansas State University: From Black Athlete to Black Student Union,” Kansas History and Life, accessed May 26, 2017, http://othercollections.omeka.net/items/show/32.

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