Lae'l Hughes-Watkins, University Libraries, Department of Special Collections and Archives
Lae'l Hughes-Watkins, University Libraries, Department of Special Collections and Archives, presented "Campus Connections: The Black Campus Movement Project at Kent State" at the Rare Books and Manuscripts (RBMS) Opening Doors to Collaboration, Outreach and Diversity Conference in Coral Gables, Florida, on June 23, 2016.
Hughes-Watkins presented a poster about the Black Campus Movement project, where the goal is to acquire historical documentation (photographs, correspondence, oral histories, artifacts, student organizational records, etc.) highlighting black student life at Kent State (1968-1971) during this transformative period for the campus and the country. The poster presentation also provided an overview of the most recent outcomes since the launch of the initiative.