At Huntley House, black male students find companions and support
It’s not every day you get to meet somebody who’s made history.
That happened in September for the young men of Huntley House, a section of Sanford Hall for black, male first-year students.
The students met Huntley House namesake Horace Huntley, who in 1969 took part in the takeover of Morrill Hall and occupation of the president’s office. The action called attention to the situation of black University of Minnesota students and led to the creation of what is now the Department of African American & African Studies. (more…)