Oberlin and the Struggle for Black Freedom


Subject:
Black Resources , Civil Rights Movement , Colleges & Universities, Historically Black

Description:
Collection of material about the struggle for black freedom in Oberlin, Ohio, and the education of African American students at Oberlin College. (Oberlin was the first college in the United States to regularly admit African American students.) Topics include the 1835 constitution of the Oberlin Anti-Slavery Society, the Underground Railroad, and Martin Luther King's 1965 commencement address. From the Electronic Oberlin Group, with images from the Oberlin College Archives.

Publisher:
Electronic Oberlin Group

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.oberlin.edu/external/EOG/BlackHistoryMonth/blackhist.html


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