The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4,1968 had a ricocheting effect across the world and especially at Stanford. Although tragic, his death created an impetus for Stanford’s Black Student Union (BSU) to create change on campus.
Stanford University celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
The Ujamaa Community Garden was installed by Stanford students last spring and has since provided more than 100 pounds of fresh produce to Stanford and East Palo Alto community members.
The ASSU’s Community Action Board (CAB) recently launched a grants initiative to fund programming that promotes more extensive collaboration between diverse groups on campus.
In response to content they found offensive and insensitive, four staff members and 32 residents of Ujamaa walked out of the last Gaieties performance of Big Game Week on Nov. 19, prompting plans of talks between the two parties to discuss concerns and how to move forward.