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A look back at civil rights at University of Washington
Town Square: History, Conflict & Promise - Civil Rights at UW

50 years ago, the Black Student Union at the University of Washington occupied President Charles Odegaard's office, demanding more equitable curricula and admissions policies at the school. Their strategic, non-violent movement initiated changes across the university and created a powerful legacy felt still today. Ralina Joseph moderates a conversation between UW alumni civil rights leaders to reflect on the impact of the occupation at the UW, and evaluate the school's progress today.


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