Why We Fight- Berkeley Student Protest (1960)

1946-1989, Date, Disruptive Spaces, Institutions, Students, Subjectives of Refusal

As civil rights issues, protests against the war in Vietnam, and the free speech movement all converged, the students at the University of California, Berkeley engaged in a series of large protests that became a well-known part of the New Left Movement as a whole. In this statement, students both articulate the reasons behind their protests, and create a list of demands to be met by administration and law enforcement on campus.

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