Share
VIDEOS 1 TO 50
Chicago sit-ins
Chicago sit-ins
Published: 2015/07/21
Channel: AP Archive
Bernie Sanders on Crime Legislation: Law Enforcement and Sentencing (1994)
Bernie Sanders on Crime Legislation: Law Enforcement and Sentencing (1994)
Published: 2017/03/06
Channel: Way Back
Lecture 14. From Sit-Ins to Civil Rights
Lecture 14. From Sit-Ins to Civil Rights
Published: 2012/12/07
Channel: YaleCourses
What Should Be Done About Welfare? The Causes of Poverty in America - Economics (1994)
What Should Be Done About Welfare? The Causes of Poverty in America - Economics (1994)
Published: 2015/10/16
Channel: The Film Archives
Video Shows Bernie Sanders being ARRESTED during Civil Rights Action (1963 Chicago)
Video Shows Bernie Sanders being ARRESTED during Civil Rights Action (1963 Chicago)
Published: 2016/02/18
Channel: ReddoFreddo
Bernie Sanders For President 2016 Cedar Rapids IA DA3 mp4
Bernie Sanders For President 2016 Cedar Rapids IA DA3 mp4
Published: 2015/12/23
Channel: mlm videos network
The Civic Knowledge Project Remembers 1942-3
The Civic Knowledge Project Remembers 1942-3
Published: 2015/08/28
Channel: The University of Chicago
1968 Columbia University Student Sit-in Protest
1968 Columbia University Student Sit-in Protest
Published: 2016/02/01
Channel: thekinolibrary
18 Students Arrested at UT During Sit In Protest
18 Students Arrested at UT During Sit In Protest
Published: 2014/04/24
Channel: MoxNewsAustin
The Hunt For Yahweh Ben Yahweh
The Hunt For Yahweh Ben Yahweh
Published: 2017/04/28
Channel: BLACK ANGEL MEDIA
OSU student sit-in cut short by arrest threat
OSU student sit-in cut short by arrest threat
Published: 2016/04/07
Channel: NBC4 WCMH-TV Columbus
Prof. Bill Link on Civil Rights Era Sit Ins
Prof. Bill Link on Civil Rights Era Sit Ins
Published: 2010/01/20
Channel: BobGrahamCenter
Around UIC: Eat Delicious on a Student Budget
Around UIC: Eat Delicious on a Student Budget
Published: 2014/01/15
Channel: uicmedia
The sit in movement
The sit in movement
Published: 2014/02/06
Channel: Bianca Stein
CBC PAC Endorses Hillary Clinton, John Lewis Attacks Bernie Sanders
CBC PAC Endorses Hillary Clinton, John Lewis Attacks Bernie Sanders
Published: 2016/02/12
Channel: The Young Turks
Duke students continue sit-in protest on campus
Duke students continue sit-in protest on campus
Published: 2016/04/03
Channel: CBS North Carolina
Diane Nash: Managing Fear
Diane Nash: Managing Fear
Published: 2012/07/11
Channel: MAKERS
Guide to Washington: Classic Seattle
Guide to Washington: Classic Seattle
Published: 2015/08/17
Channel: Munchies
"March" With Congressman John Lewis
"March" With Congressman John Lewis
Published: 2017/03/01
Channel: UWTV
UC Davis Protestors Pepper Sprayed
UC Davis Protestors Pepper Sprayed
Published: 2011/11/19
Channel: Aggie Studios
WHAT
WHAT'S IN MY MED SCHOOL BAG | My Third Year of Med School Bag 2016
Published: 2016/09/10
Channel: TheStriveToFit
Greensboro sit-ins
Greensboro sit-ins
Published: 2015/10/10
Channel: Audiopedia
A Morning with Rep. John Lewis and Andrew Aydin
A Morning with Rep. John Lewis and Andrew Aydin
Published: 2017/05/25
Channel: The University of Chicago
JULIAN BOND on SPOT TV
JULIAN BOND on SPOT TV
Published: 2010/09/21
Channel: SPOTTV
Work of His Life | Bernie Sanders
Work of His Life | Bernie Sanders
Published: 2016/03/11
Channel: Bernie 2016
Racial Profiling and Police Brutality from Ferguson to Palestine
Racial Profiling and Police Brutality from Ferguson to Palestine
Published: 2015/04/14
Channel: Decolonize Concordia
People
People's History/Chicago-Anne Moody
Published: 2013/03/28
Channel: People's Action
Footage Emerges of a Young Bernie Sanders Being Arrested During Civil Rights Protest
Footage Emerges of a Young Bernie Sanders Being Arrested During Civil Rights Protest
Published: 2016/02/20
Channel: Wochit Politics
Racism, School Desegregation Laws and the Civil Rights Movement in the United States
Racism, School Desegregation Laws and the Civil Rights Movement in the United States
Published: 2012/08/14
Channel: The Film Archives
College Tour: New York University
College Tour: New York University
Published: 2016/07/05
Channel: Shmoop
Confucius Institute "Kicked Out" from University of Chicago
Confucius Institute "Kicked Out" from University of Chicago
Published: 2014/09/30
Channel: ChinaForbiddenNews
The 1960s in America: Crash Course US History #40
The 1960s in America: Crash Course US History #40
Published: 2013/12/06
Channel: CrashCourse
Admitted Student Q&A: Amber and Katie
Admitted Student Q&A: Amber and Katie
Published: 2017/02/14
Channel: University of Illinois Admissions
Dr. Franklin McCain NCA&T Sit In Breakfast on SPOTTV
Dr. Franklin McCain NCA&T Sit In Breakfast on SPOTTV
Published: 2014/01/11
Channel: SPOTTV
ReLoveLution | Bernie Sanders
ReLoveLution | Bernie Sanders
Published: 2016/04/04
Channel: Bernie 2016
Civil Rights and the 1950s: Crash Course US History #39
Civil Rights and the 1950s: Crash Course US History #39
Published: 2013/11/22
Channel: CrashCourse
Freedom Fighters sing "Alright"
Freedom Fighters sing "Alright"
Published: 2016/02/03
Channel: Arturo Martinez
"Suck It Up,Buttercup" Bill, Post Election Hysteria, Plan to Abolish Electoral College
"Suck It Up,Buttercup" Bill, Post Election Hysteria, Plan to Abolish Electoral College
Published: 2016/11/16
Channel: DAHBOO777
Whitey Joins the Revolution: My Time with the Movement | Ebook
Whitey Joins the Revolution: My Time with the Movement | Ebook
Published: 2017/06/27
Channel: Quincy Noland
Julian Bond Discusses History of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
Julian Bond Discusses History of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
Published: 2010/02/02
Channel: University of Virginia School of Law
Obama promotes listening skills in first public appearance after leaving office
Obama promotes listening skills in first public appearance after leaving office
Published: 2017/04/24
Channel: euronews (in English)
Ralph Nader: on Harvard Law School and Systems of Justice in America
Ralph Nader: on Harvard Law School and Systems of Justice in America
Published: 2015/09/14
Channel: HarvardLawSchool
Как набрать массу вес в домашних условиях? Что нужно делать если не можешь набрать вес?
Как набрать массу вес в домашних условиях? Что нужно делать если не можешь набрать вес?
Published: 2016/11/05
Channel: ПРОКАЧКА
Big Sean - Moves
Big Sean - Moves
Published: 2017/01/04
Channel: BigSeanVEVO
Darren Whitehead - Liberty University Convocation
Darren Whitehead - Liberty University Convocation
Published: 2016/09/20
Channel: Liberty University
Watch President Obama
Watch President Obama's Commencement Speech at Barnard College
Published: 2012/05/14
Channel: PBS NewsHour
Ovnis 2016 Los grandes casos de ovnis de Inglaterra documental 2016
Ovnis 2016 Los grandes casos de ovnis de Inglaterra documental 2016
Published: 2016/06/04
Channel: VerDocumentales
Isaac
Isaac's Live Lip-Dub Proposal
Published: 2012/05/25
Channel: Isaac Lamb
Racism in America: Small Town 1950s Case Study Documentary Film
Racism in America: Small Town 1950s Case Study Documentary Film
Published: 2012/06/10
Channel: Way Back
Deborah E. McDowell Addresses UVA
Deborah E. McDowell Addresses UVA's Class of 2017
Published: 2017/05/20
Channel: University of Virginia
NEXT
GO TO RESULTS [51 .. 100]

WIKIPEDIA ARTICLE

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
University of Chicago sit-ins
Part of the Civil Rights Movement
Bernie-sanders-university-of-chicago-1962.png
Bernie Sanders speaks to protesters, January 1962
Date 1962
Location Chicago , Illinois
Caused by Segregated housing
Goals Desegregation
Methods Sit-ins
Parties to the civil conflict
Lead figures

The University of Chicago sit-ins were a series of nonviolent protests at the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois in 1962. The protests were called to end the reported segregation of students in the university. Led by a young Bernie Sanders, the demonstration became the first civil rights sit-in in Chicago history.

Events[edit]

Dialogue[edit]

According to Chicago Maroon managing editor Avima Ruder, a staffer at the student paper found a copy of the University budget, and "we discovered that the University owned a lot of segregated apartment buildings...It was really bizarre because our student population at that point was largely white, but there was no segregation, there weren’t separate dorms for African American students—if someone had suggested that, people would have been appalled."[1]

Initially foregoing publishing the news, editors gave the apartment addresses to the Student Government, who reached out to the university chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) to "conduct six test cases in which African American students attempted and failed to secure apartments in the segregated buildings."[1] Student Government and CORE confronted President George Wells Beadle with their findings and demanded the buildings be desegregated. On January 17, 1962, the Maroon broke the story on the front page of the paper, with the headline, "UC Admits Housing Segregation."[1] Beadle wrote a letter to the paper, agreeing that the university segregation was a problem, emphasized the University’s nondiscrimination policy and the difference between on-campus housing, which was open to all, and commercial residential properties acquired by the University, many of which had existing segregation policies. "The only issue on which there is arguable difference of opinion," Beadle wrote, "is the rate at which it is possible to move toward the agreed objective without losing more than is gained."[1]

Protests[edit]

Frustrated with Beadle’s call for "planned, stable integration," CORE activist Bernie Sanders led a rally at the University of Chicago administration building to protest university president George Wells Beadle's segregated campus housing policy. “We feel it is an intolerable situation, when Negro and white students of the university cannot live together in university owned apartments,” Sanders said at the protest. Sanders then strode into the building, along with 32 other students and camped out outside the president’s office, performing the first civil rights sit-in in Chicago history.[2][3]

From January 23 to February 5,[4] Sanders and the other civil rights protesters pressured Beadle and the university to form a commission to investigate discrimination.[5] Beadle met with 300 students in the Ida Noyes Hall theater to announce that further sit-ins would be prohibited and that a committee would be formed to investigate CORE's charges of racial discrimination in University-owned buildings.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Muhlenkamp, Katherine (2012). "Aristotle Schwartz leaves. Malcolm X debates. The Chicago Seven feast. Maroon reporters were there.". The Core; College Magazine of the University of Chicago. Retrieved 2015-09-10. 
  2. ^ Frizell, Sam (2015-05-26). "The Radical Education of Bernie Sanders". Time Magazine. Retrieved 2015-09-10. 
  3. ^ Perlstein, Rick (January 2015). "A political education". The University of Chicago Magazine. Retrieved 2015-09-10. 
  4. ^ The Gold and the Blue: A Personal Memoir of the University of California, 1949 - 1967. 2001. 
  5. ^ Craven, Jasper (2015-08-26). "Can Sanders' civil rights experience at U. of C. translate on campaign trail?". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2015-09-10. 
  6. ^ "The University of Chicago Centennial Catalog". Retrieved 2015-09-10. 

Disclaimer

None of the audio/visual content is hosted on this site. All media is embedded from other sites such as GoogleVideo, Wikipedia, YouTube etc. Therefore, this site has no control over the copyright issues of the streaming media.

All issues concerning copyright violations should be aimed at the sites hosting the material. This site does not host any of the streaming media and the owner has not uploaded any of the material to the video hosting servers. Anyone can find the same content on Google Video or YouTube by themselves.

The owner of this site cannot know which documentaries are in public domain, which has been uploaded to e.g. YouTube by the owner and which has been uploaded without permission. The copyright owner must contact the source if he wants his material off the Internet completely.

Powered by YouTube
Wikipedia content is licensed under the GFDL and (CC) license