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Duke’s First African-American Blue Devil Comes Home

Laying Claim to a Legacy

50th Anniversary Records Unprecedented Donations

Duke and DPAC Host Celebration of Durham

Bending Towards Justice

Students Led Charge on Desegregation

Dan Blue: Let Founders’ Day Honor the Courage of Duke’s African-American ‘Firsts’

Billy Childs & Diane Reeves

Durham Herald-Sun Op-Ed: Duke and Durham — where great things happened in 1963

Duke’s First African-American Blue Devil Comes Home

The Great Black Preachers

Music for the 50th

Bill Griffith on the 1969 Allen Building Takeover

Remembering the Allen Building Takeover of 1969

World Premiere of “Enlightened Souls”, Friday, Oct. 4

Film Screening: ‘The Coach Buehler Story’

Making it Right

Photos: Washington, D.C. 50th Regional Event

Photos: Boston 50th Regional Event

Update: Faculty Diversity Initiative

Ida Stephens Owens Receives Graduate School Distinguished Alumni Award

Regional 50th Event in DC

Regional 50th Event in Los Angeles

Carolina Theatre Looks to Document Its Own Desegregation Moment

Photos: Duke 50th NYC Regional Event 15 May

Photos: Atlanta Celebrates 50 Years of Black Students at Duke

Faculty Diversity: Report Finds Gains and Challenges

Blue Devil of the Week: Keith Daniel

Luke Powery, First Black Dean of Duke Chapel

50 Years: Faces of Change at Duke Medical

Regional Events Extend 50th Commemoration to Alumni

Cowan Honors Legacy of First Black Students

Julian Abele Awards 2013

Frank Emory: Thoughts on the Occasion of the 50th Anniversary

Gallery: Art for All: “Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey” and 50th Anniversary Celebration

Video: Honoring C. Eric Lincoln

Take Five: Tips for Uncovering Bias

Nasher Museum of Art: African American Close-up

Duke in Pictures: The Rev. James Forbes

Blog: Remembering the Allen Building Takeover

My BSAI Experience Was Amazing

Duke Alumnus Sen. ‘Mo’ Cowan ?to Keynote 50th Event April 13

Duke in Pictures: Reggie Howard Day

Eight to Be Honored at Annual Cook Award Dinner

Let’s Talk About Race

Randall Kennedy on the Dignity of Naming

Randall Kennedy on the Dignity of Naming

Video: Evelyn Cannon: “We really needed each other”

Video: Charles L. Becton: “I met my wife there picketing”

Duke integration was ‘lesson to the institution’

Kickoff Event Cancelled, But Commemoration Goes On

Divinity School a Leader in Push for Integration

Student Blog: Forever Grateful

First Black Divinity Students Became Church Leaders

uke Kicks Off 50th Anniversary of First Black Students

MLK Commemoration: ‘We Have the Power’

Duke Today Podcast: Duke Marks Integration Milestone

A Dream Yet Fulfilled: Addressing Health Disparities

Joanne A.P. Wilson

Five Questions for Samuel Dubois Cook

Creating an Ongoing Conversation on Race and Difference at Duke

Message from Administrators Regarding New Study

BET Founder Wants More Minority Entrepreneurs to Get a Shot

Choosing to Speak the Truth of History

Commemorating 50 Years of Black Students at Duke

Nasher Focuses on Artists of African Descent

New Exhibit Focuses on Integration

Durham Pastor William Turner to Deliver Duke’s MLK Chapel Keynote Jan. 20

Duke to celebrate 50 years of black student integration

Notable African Americans

Present History: A multiracial group of students travel Civil Rights trail

Scholarship Announced in Honor of “First Five”

The Pioneers: David Robinson, II ’64 and Walter Johnson, Jr. ’64 recall integrating Duke

Desegregation of the Bell Building

Tea With Duke Medicine Trailblazers

Duke Med Minority Report: Duke Raises the Bar for Diversity – Fall 2005 (PDF)

Stories of School Desegregation

How Have You Engaged Diversity on Campus?

Diversity & Excellence: How a 20-year effort changed the face of Duke

Jousting with History

Remembering the Vigil

News By External Media

Op-Ed: Duke and Durham — where great things happened in 1963

Durham Herald-Sun

50 years toward equality: Duke alum, employees remember their fight against racism

Durham Herald-Sun

Duke Honors First African-American Students

ABC News

Weekend Events to Commemorate 50 Years of Black Students at Duke

Durham Herald-Sun

“The Heart of Matters”

Durham Herald-Sun

Big Band Provides Big Sound For Duke’s Celebration

Triangle Arts & Entertainment

Senator to speak at Duke commemoration

Durham Herald-Sun

TAKING OVER: New exhibit highlights dramatic Duke civil rights moment

Durham Herald-Sun

A Look Back at the Integration of Duke University

Black Christian News

Remembering a religious scholar and his groundbreaking work

Durham Herald-Sun

Faces of Hope: Integrating Duke

Black America Web

C.B. Claiborne on being Duke’s first black basketball player

Independent Weekly

They Integrated Duke

Black Issues Forum, UNC-TV

Duke University marks 50 years of integration


50th Anniversary of Duke desegregation marked


Duke’s ‘First Five’ black students celebrate 50 years since integration


Duke University Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Integration

WFMY News 2

First Five Receive Durham’s Grit Award

Durham Herald-Sun

Exhibit shows Duke’s road to desegregation 

Durham Herald-Sun

Exhibit brings painful, stirring history to forefront 

Durham Herald-Sun

Duke University to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Its Racial Integration

Journal of Blacks in Higher Education

Duke Integrates: ‘I Can Do This’

Durham Herald-Sun

The Path to Desegregation
Durham Herald-Sun

Duke University Students Call for Better Climate for Blacks

Huffington Post

Black Duke Students Lash Out at University Over Race GPA

Charlotte Observer

Delano Meriwether: Champion of Armchair Athletes

Sports Ilustrated