Jackson State

  • Policing, Protest, and the Role of the University

    by David S. Busch

    Student activists at Northwestern, in other words, are asking a similar question that emerged out of the 1960s and famous protest moments at Jackson State and Kent State in 1970: What should be the university’s public purpose?

  • Remembering the Jackson State Tragedy

    by Nancy K. Bristow

    The violence wasn’t caused by anti-war student protest; it was another chapter in the long history of state violence against African Americans.