Journeys in Blackness
The celebration will honor those students who were among the first to integrate Guilford College and the community members, faculty, staff, and administrators involved in desegregating the college.
The various events will serve as a platform to observe the many “Journeys in Blackness” throughout the past. The phrase “Journeys in Blackness” was coined in the 1970’s by students who founded Brothers and Sister in Blackness (BASIB), the first black student organization on campus, now named Blacks Unifying Society (BUS). “Journeys in Blackness” is taken from “Journey into Blackness,” the title given to programming that lasted from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday in January through February, Black History Month. During and after this year’s “Journey,” members of the College community will be reflecting upon and creating action steps for reconciliation and next steps for the Guilford College Black community.
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