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Article "SOBA Discusses Years Events"

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Article "SOBA Discusses Years Events"

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The article "SOBA Discusses Year's Events" published by The Collegian October 17th, 1974, details a club meeting for Student Organization for Black Awareness (SOBA). In the meeting they discussed a need for funding their Black History Week which was scheduled for February 9th to 16th, 1974. The article names the former officers of the club, Reggie Mitchell, Chairman, the Vice-Chairman, James Comes, the Secretary, Wanda Stark, and lastly the Treasurer, Burgess Simmons. Mitchell said, "The primary aim of the S.O.B.A. is to help blacks retain their identity at school and in the city of Richmond by promoting black culture and history, thus increasing an awareness of themselves."

Source

"SOBA Discusses Years Event." The University of Richmond Collegian LXII, no. 7, (October 17, 1974): 3. http://collegian.richmond.edu/cgi-bin/richmond?a=d&d=COL19741017.2.12&srpos=1&e=--1920---1989--en-20--1--txt-txIN-

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The Collegian, University of Richmond

Date

1974-10-17

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English

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Richmond (Va.)

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“Article "SOBA Discusses Years Events",” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed October 20, 2020, http://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/1697.