Collection ASU0161 - Malaika handbooks [university publication]

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Malaika handbooks [university publication]


  • 1971-1985 (Creation)


2 Boxes

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In the spring of 1967 the University of Miami extended formal recognition to the United Black Students group, which was organized and led by Harold Long (student representative) and William Butler (Vice President for Student Affairs).

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Malaika, a handbook published in the 1970s and 1980s, lists resources and organizations by and for the Black students and faculty of the University of Miami.  Malaika is an African term,  of Swahili origin, which means togetherness.

Earlier editions are subtitle "United Black Students' Handbook," and later editions are subtitled "Chronicle of Black Affairs."

A 1969 brochure of Black Culture Week was also found with the booklets.

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Folder 1: 1971-72 (2 copies)

Folder 2: 1972-73 (4 copies)

Folder 3: 1974-75 (5 copies)

Folder 4: 1975-76 (5 copies)

Folder 5: 1976-77 (1 copy)

Folder 6: 1979-80 (2 copies)

Folder 7: 1980-81 (4 copies)

Folder 8: 1981-82 (2 copies)

Folder 9: 1982-83 (2 copy)

Folder 10: 1983-84 (1 copy)

Folder 11: 1984-85 (2 copies)

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  • English

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