This collection contains press clippings, fliers, and other material documenting the African American student experience at
the University of California, Riverside (UCR) and the subsequent role of UCR African Student Programs. Includes fliers, photographs,
and programs of events held at UCR featuring notable individuals such as Martin Luther King III, Rita Marley, and Oscar Brown
Jr. Press clippings regarding the controversy surrounding the UCR Black Studies Program in the 1970s as well as photographs
documenting student life in the 1960s-1990s are also included. Material highlighting annual celebrations in honor of Dr. Martin
Luther King Jr held at UCR and in the surrounding community is also present.
The following historical background was retrieved from the UCR African Student Programs website.
1.75 linear feet
(1 document box, 1 flat storage box)
Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & Archives. All
requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections
& Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the
physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by
This collection is open for research.