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New Collection: Radical America

New Collection: Radical America

SiRO just added a new collection- Radical America, 1967-1999, a political magazine by Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) founded in 1967. The content of the magazine spanned across themes of working -class radicalism, feminism, racism, marxism etc. The magazine initially served as an unofficial journal of the SDS and was edited by historians Paul […]

From the NARP Newsletter, MSU Libraries

Bi-Weekly Round Up November 5: The American Indian Movement (AIM)

In honor of November being American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month, this week’s post will be focusing on the history of the American Indian Movement (AIM). Although activism in the American Indian community had been occurring before the establishment of AIM, the movement gained significant attention and was instrumental in using the news media to […]

From the MSU Libraries MICHILAC Collection

Bi-Weekly Round Up October 22: The Chicano Movement

The Chicano Movement of the 1960s, also known as El Movimento or the Chicano civil rights movement, extended the Mexican American movement with the goal of achieving Mexican American empowerment. Originally a deragatory term for referring to children with Mexican migrant parents, the term was embraced as a symbol of self-determination and pride. Famous figures like Dolores […]

Source: https://www.fairfield.edu/news/archive/2018/february/meaning-and-legacy-of-the-russian-revolution.html

Bi-Weekly Round Up October 8: The Bolshevik Revolution

The Bolsheviks (often referred to colloquially as “the reds”) became a major political organization in 1905 under the leadership of Lenin and Alexander Bogdanov. They played a smaller role in the 1905 Revolution, which consisted primarily of worker strikes, peasant unrest, and military mutinies. The 1917 revolution was a response to the loss of life […]