February 19, 2009

webpage videos

Two videos are now available on our 40th Anniversary webpage: the November 7, 2008 "1968 Morrill Hall Takeover: Reflections on Black Bodies in Resistance" panel discussion; and "Morrill Hall Takeover 1969-2009: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants," a film made by youth from Minneapolis' Hope Community.

January 27, 2009

40th Anniversary documentary

March 23, 2008

MPR on the legacy of the Morrill Hall Takeover

Minnesota Public Radio's website has an interesting multimedia story about the legacy of the Morrill Hall Takeover.

2006 Morrill Hall Takeover Reunion and Summit

In April of 2006 veterans of the Morrill Hall Takeover held a reunion and summit. The Morrill Hall Takeover led to the formation of the Department of African American & African Studies in 1969. Many of these pioneers are involved in the department's 2009 40th Anniversary celebration.