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Article: "SABU Stages Sit-In"
A black male student was unfairly accused of violating the White Book. The Student Association for Black Unity (SABU) stages sit-in to protest unfair treatment of black students at the university.
Photo: Ted DeLaney
Professor Ted DeLaney standing on colonnade. Photo taken before his opening convocation speech, August 2018.
Oral History: Theodore DeLaney Jr. Pt 1
Listen to an account of Ted DeLaney's life growing up in Lexington and time spent working for and attending Washington and Lee as an undergraduate.
Article: "Exploring Diversity at Washington and Lee"
Washington and Lee staff writer Elianna Marzianni recounts the desegregation of the university, interviews Professor Ted DeLaney, student Tomi Olubunmi and Dean Anece F. McCloud.
Article: "African-American Studies Established at Washington and Lee"
Ring-tum Phi journalist Sarah Murray writes on the official African-American studies program at Washington and Lee, in response to a request made from the Black Female Alliance.
Oral History: Theodore DeLaney Jr. Pt 2
Listen to an account of Ted DeLaney's life during his decision to leave W&L and become a faculty member at SUNY Geneseo and the return to his alma mater.
Photo: Reginald Yancey
Reginald Yancey became the first black faculty member at Washington and Lee in 1977. This photograph is of Yancey and his Accounting Department colleagues.
Photo: SABU 1983
SABU poses for the 1983 Calyx Yearbook Photo.
Article: "SABU increases black social life on campus"
Leaders from the executive board of SABU work to increase social life of black students and awareness around black student life at Washington and Lee.
Article: "SABU's 1983 Black Ball Grand Success"
The Student Association for Black Unity hosts one of its most successful Black Ball's. With a gathering of students and community members, combined with the assistance and security for the event, the success is evident in the numbers drawn to the…