Black History Month

Archived history of student unrest and activism

By Jay Lee For Martin Luther King Day on Jan. 15, WSU held many events to commemorate and reflect on the principles of King’s life and work, such as the Coug Caring Card Program, MLK Day of Service, MLK Film Series: “Selma” and For Martin Luther King Day on Jan. 15, WSU held many events […]
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Butch’s Books: Recommended reads during Black History Month

Washington State University Libraries encourages everyone to celebrate Black History Month by educating themselves on the experiences and perspectives of Black Americans through literature. Here is a list of recommended books compiled by WSU and library staff that offer a deeper understanding and appreciation for the contributions of Black Americans. “How to Be an Antiracist” […]
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Dive Into the Digital Archives: A protest against the war

On March 13, 1970, Washington State University was the site of an Anti-Draft Week protest. Approximately 275 students participated in a grape boycott march organized by the Three Forks Peace Coalition. The students carried signs and banners, marched from campus down Campus Avenue to the Selective Service draft office. The protest was preceded by a […]
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