Southeastern Black Press Institute Records, 1976-1979
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The Southeastern Black Press Institute (SBPI) was founded in 1977 as a demonstration project of the Curriculum in African and Afro-American Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The project provided support to the black press in Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Washington D.C., chiefly through technical assistance and leadership training for future journalists. Sonja Haynes Stone, the director of the Curriculum in African and Af...
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. ...