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Letter from Robert C. Davidson, Jr., Chairman of the Morehouse College’s Board of Trustees; circa 2016<br /><br />
This letter announces Dr. John Silvanus Wilson, Jr.’s continuation to serve as president of Morehouse College for an additional year. He became president in 2013. Prior to this position, Dr. Wilson was appointed by President Obama to serve as the…

Black Excellence Magazine; November/December 1994<br /><br />
In 1994, Nima Warfield became the first student from Morehouse College and any Historically Black College or University to be named a Rhodes Scholar. The magazine includes an article on Warfield, Morehouse College, and the Rhodes Scholars program.

Morehouse College Brochure; [2008]<br /><br />
In this brochure, Morehouse College states they seek to focus on greatness in their students in the 21st Century. It features prominent alumni of the college such as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, Dr. Howard W. Thurman, Spike Lee,…

A Candle in the Dark Gala program; 18 Feburary 1989<br /><br />
“A Candle in the Dark” is Morehouse College’s annual awards ceremony held during the school’s anniversary. The first annual Bennie and Candle Awards Ceremony was held in 1989.

The Alumnus, Global Leadership: Morehouse Men Keep the International Community in View; 2000<br /><br />
Former president of Morehouse, Dr. Walter E. Massey, urged students to think of Morehouse on a global scale. In his introductory message, he states that “throughout its proud history, Morehouse College has produced thousands of outstanding…

Morehouse College Student Protest; 1969<br /><br />
Concerned students and faculty of Morehouse and the other Atlanta University Center institutions met to discuss steps toward improving the consortium. The students had multiple concerns; they believed the majority of Board of Trustees members…

Inauguration of Hugh M. Gloster; 17 February 1968<br /><br />
Dr. Hugh Morris Gloster, Class of 1931, was the first alumnus president of Morehouse College. He served as president of Morehouse from 1967 to 1987. During his time, the college conducted a successful $20 million fund-raising campaign and added 12…

&quot;The Future of Morehouse and other Black Colleges&quot;; April 1969<br /><br />
Dr. Mays wrote this statement for inclusion in the Morehouse College chapter of his autobiography. He sent it to Dr. Vivian W. Henderson, then president of Clark College, for his opinion on the statement. In it, Mays discusses the possible phasing…

The Mirror Grant Project with Maynard Jackson; July 1976<br /><br />
Dr. William Pickens directed Morehouse College’s Interdisciplinary Humanities Program (Mirror Grant Project) in the early 1970s. The Mirror Grant Project was a program designed to teach freshmen and sophomores interdisciplinary mini-courses called…
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