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University of Memphis
Tonya Butler Appointed Chair Position at Berklee College of Music
February 6, 2020
She will be the first African-American and woman to hold the position. ... read more »
University of Memphis Sit-In Commemoration Looks Back and Forward
April 26, 2019
On April 23, 1969, 75 BSA members at the University of Memphis staged a sit-in at then-President Cecil Humphreys’ office because he refused to provide $1,750 to bring U.S. Rep. Adam Clayton Powell Jr., the first Black person to be elected from New York to Congress, to speak to the association. ... read more »
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