Education: The Next Voice You Hear . ..

In any well-run coup, the first thing to do is to seize the air. So 150 black students not only occupied four buildings but also managed to borrow the campus radio station at Amherst College last week. The varied crew of invaders included women from Smith and Mount Holyoke, men from Amherst, and both sexes from the University of Massachusetts—all within a twelve-mile radius of Amherst. Having taken their objectives, they issued demands for increased black enrollment at the schools—whose nearly 25,000 students now include only 650 blacks. They also called for complete...

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