Affirmative action programs
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered works on programs intended to provide opportunities for members of minority groups who are regarded as having suffered from discrimination. Works on the use of political institutions to reconcile interethnic differences and conflicts within multi-ethnic states are entered under Ethnic accommodation.
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Summary This collection consists of material created and assembled by New School alumna Jo Townson in the course of her activism with the Mobilization for Real Diversity, Democracy, and Economic Justice in the mid-1990s. The Mobilization was a student-led protest movement at The New School during the 1996-1997 academic year. The materials in this collection consists of Mobilization fliers, pamphlets, and meeting notes, as well as material collected by the Mobilization, presumably in the course of their...
Dates: 1987 - 1997
Abstract Mark Schmidt is an alumnus of Eugene Lang College at The New School who participated in the Mobilization for Real Diversity, Democracy, and Economic Justice. The Mobilization was a campus movement during the 1996-1997 school year that began to protest the firing of Professor M. Jacqui Alexander, an Afro-Carribbean, feminist scholar who was a member of the Graduate Faculty. This small collection of materials documenting the Mobilization, which includes photographs and a video, was assembled by...