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Title

Georgia State University students stage a sit-in at Sparks Hall after a racial slur was written on a campus trash can by a fraternity member, 1992

Subject


Demonstrations
Racism
College campuses
College students

Description

Printed on negative envelope: "Story or idea: The student protest has resumed at Georgia State University and the students are currently blocking Sparks Hall. The word is that if they don't vacate by 930, the cops will come in and arrest them. Caption: Sign outside the stairwell to the basement floor of Sparks Hall where Georgia State students staged a sit-in Monday. GSU students stage a sit-in in the basement of Sparks Hall. Some of the students leaders of the sit-in at GSU tell the group of students gathered what has been talked about in the negotiations with the University and ask if they (the students) are in agreement." These images are related to the student response and sit ins after a fraternity member wrote a racial slur on a campus trash can.

Creator


Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Source

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Photographic Archive

Publisher

Georgia State University Library

Date

1992-11-09

Contributor

Karas, Marlene (Photographer)

Rights

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Identifier

AJCNS1992-11-09-02f

Files

Citation

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, “Georgia State University students stage a sit-in at Sparks Hall after a racial slur was written on a campus trash can by a fraternity member, 1992,” Georgia State University Library Exhibits, accessed May 24, 2022, https://exhibits.library.gsu.edu/current/items/show/3303.