Student Protests

Direct Action Lessons From Three Historic Days of Protest May 1971

Largest civil disobedience detention in U.S. history—12,000 in all, including 7,000 people on May 3, 1971 alone. Reflections by Steve Early.

Remembering the Jackson State Tragedy

Remembering the Jackson State Tragedy

The violence 50 years ago wasn’t caused by anti-war student protest; it was another chapter in the long history of state violence against African Americans.

Shootings at Kent State, May 4, 1970

Shootings at Kent State, May 4, 1970

Jon Oplinger was wounded in Vietnam and came home to pursue a doctorate in sociology at Kent State. This is his account of the massacre .

2020 McCarthy Symposium postponed

2020 McCarthy Symposium postponed

The 2020 McCarthy Symposium, "Vietnam 1970: Homefront and Battlefront," an all day event that was to be hosted by The...