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This Day In History
- 2003 The women's soccer team defeated the University of Connecticut 6-0 to win their eighteenth national championship. The Tar Heels scored 32 goals and allowed none during the NCAA tournament, finishing the season a perfect 27-0-0.
- 2005 Musician Bonnie Raitt performed at Memorial Hall as a part of the Carolina Performing Arts Series.
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Southern Sources, the blog of the Southern Historical Collection.
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Category Archives: Black Student Movement
UNC’s campus culture and the lives of students can be examined through the sometimes exciting, sometimes fraught lens of the performing arts. From controversial visiting artists to the joyful and attentive work of student and faculty artists on campus, performance … Continue reading → Continue reading
A Sudden Ending and a New Beginning: The Assasination of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Birth of UNC’s Black Student Movement
On April 4th, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot and killed at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. As the nation reeled in shock, UNC-Chapel Hill also reacted to the vicious ending of a life dedicated to the … Continue reading → Continue reading
Today, University Archives joins the world in remembering Nelson Mandela. Mr. Mandela passed away yesterday, December 5th. An anti-apartheid activist and the first black president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela famously spent 27 years in prison for the charge of … Continue reading → Continue reading