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U of M Black Student Association and the Shaping of Culture – On and Off Campus

The largest minority organization at the University of Memphis has roots in radical activism of the 1960s.

The largest minority organization at the University of Memphis has roots in radical activism of the 1960s.

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The largest minority organization at the University of Memphis has roots in radical activism of the 1960s.
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Alana Canady is a senior majoring in Film & Video Production. She was born and raised in Memphis, where she attended Middle College High School before transferring to Memphis Virtual School, where she graduated second in her class.

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