Queens College Civil Rights Archives


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This flier calls for a boycott of New York City's public schools to force desegregation.

The image at right is a still from a 9 minute video of activism on the Queens College campus in 1966. The footage shows unsanctioned student distribution of The Free Press, SDS members on campus, college construction, the three-day Fast for Peace in…

An educational booklet remembering Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner

Statement expressing the purpose of the Chaney Goodman Schwerner Memorial Coaliton

Cover from the Student Help Project information booklet. Contains a table of contents and an overview of the project, its goals and how it is set up.

This flier calls for a one day school boycott in New York City on February 3rd, 1964. The boycott was part of a campaign for quality, integrated education. Civil Rights leaders Milton Galamison and Bayard Rustin, along with the NAACP and CORE, were…

Article published in the New York Times discussing the success rates of disadvantaged students in private institutions versus city and state universities.

This letter calls on parents of New York City school children to support a day-long boycott of the public schools on March 16, 1964. It followed on the heels of a massive boycott on Feb 3, 1964, when more than 450,000 students refused to attend…

Martin Luther King, Jr. speaks of all-encompassing love, the importance of loving a person while hating the crime.

Martin Luther King, Jr. speaks about the power of non-violence.
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