Stone, Sonja Haynes, 1938-1991

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Dr. Sonja Haynes Stone (1938-1991) was an associate professor of African-American studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. From 1974 to 1979 she served as director of the African-American Studies curriculum, and from 1974 to 1980 she was adviser to the Black Student Movement, a student organization at UNC-CH.

The Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is named in her honor.

From the Wikipedia article Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History, viewed 28 June 2021

Sonja Haynes Stone was born in Chicago in 1938. She earned a B.A. in social science from Sarah Lawrence College in New York in 1959. Stone worked as a case worker for the Cook County, Illinois Department of Public Aid and the community services coordinator for Los Angeles. She earned a M.A. in social work in 1967 from Atlanta University and a M.A. in social and ethical philosophy from the University of Illinois in 1971. In 1975, she received a Ph.D. in history and philosophy of education from Northwestern University. As a graduate student, Stone did extensive work with the Northeastern Illinois University Department of Inner City Studies, acting at various times as its director, chairman and as an assistant professor. She came to UNC-Chapel Hill in 1974 as an assistant professor and was the director of the Curriculum in Afro-American studies until 1979. She was named an associate professor in 1984. Stone died in 1991.

From the The Sonja Haynes Stone Center website site, 3 April 2020

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Chuck Stone Papers, 1931-2007 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn General Faculty and Faculty Council of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1799-2011 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. University Archives and Records Service
referencedIn Sellers, Cleveland, 1944-. Cleveland L. Sellers, Jr. papers, 1934-2003 (bulk 1960-1980). College of Charleston, Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library
referencedIn Southeastern Black Press Institute Records, 1976-1979 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. University Archives and Records Service
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alumnusOrAlumnaOf Atlanta University corporateBody
alumnusOrAlumnaOf Sarah Lawrence College corporateBody
associatedWith Sellers, Cleveland, 1944- person
honoredBy Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History corporateBody
associatedWith Southeastern Black Press Institute corporateBody
associatedWith Stone, Chuck person
employeeOf University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill corporateBody
associatedWith University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Black Student Movement corporateBody
associatedWith University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. General Faculty. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Chicago IL US
Chapel Hill NC US
Durham NC US
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African American student movements
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Political activists
College teachers
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Birth 1938-12-14

Death 1991-08-10

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