Coverage of the Weekend Commemoration

VIDEO RECORDING
The Original Allen Building Takeover Protesters Tell Their Stories

 

 

Activism Then And Now

 

PHOTOS (click to see more)

Commemorating the Allen Building Takeover: Fifty Years Later

PROGRAM (PDF)
ABT 50th Program

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REMARKS - PRESIDENT VINCENT E. PRICE

Remarks Honoring the 50th Anniversary of the Allen Building Takeover

OPENING REMARKS - DR. MARK ANTHONY NEAL

Letter: On The Allen Building Takeover

MEDIA COVERAGE

In 1969 Black Students Took Over A Duke University Building. A New Exhibit Reminds Us Why That Mattered.
The Independent Weekly

Where Are They Now?
The Duke Chronicle

1969 Allen Building Takeover Alumni Reunite on 50th Anniversary

For 50 Years, Student Activists Have Been Trying To Make Duke 'Feel More Like Home'
WUNC

Duke University Remembers Student Takeover
Spectrum News

Re-appropriating History: Whitewashing The Takeover
The Duke Chronicle

Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Allen Building Takeover

Said@Duke: Howard Fuller
Duke Today

FACEBOOK
Discussion

TWITTER
Discussion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks to the Nasher Museum of Art, Rubenstein Arts Center, Doris Duke Center, Washington Duke Inn, the Chronicle Pitch Story Lab team, DDC International, Echos Media and Ynobe Knows Events. 

Special thanks the Allen Building Takeover 50th Anniversary Committee: Duke alumni Catherine LeBlanc, '71, Bertie Howard, '69, Bianca C. Williams, '02, 05, '09; faculty and staff, Wahneema Lubiano, associate professor of African & African American Studies and literature; Mark Anthony Neal, professor and chair of the Department of African & African American Studies, Tyra Dixon, department administrative assistant, and Camille Jackson, director of communications; current students Zara Porter, '21, Sydney Roberts, '19, Qsanet Tekie, '19, Mikhal Kidane, '19, Yannet Daniel, '20, Kennedy Ware, '20, and graduate student assistant Anastasia Karklina.

This event is co-sponsored by the Office of the President, the Office of the Provost, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, Duke Alumni Affairs, the Duke Black Alumni, the Duke Council on Race and Ethnicity, the Mary Lou Williams Center for Black Culture, and Duke University Archives.