50th Anniversary of the SF State Student Strike | KQED News

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During the Fall semester of 1968, the Black Student Union at what was then called San Francisco State College presented a list of 10 “non-negotiable” demands to administrators, focusing on the creation of a black studies department and increasing black access to the university. College officials did not grant the demands. So the BSU, along with other student organizations and people of color organized as the Third World Liberation Front, launched what would become the longest campus strike in U.S. history.

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