The Allen Building Takeover- February 13, 1969

Allen Building Takeover, 1969

“Use of tear-gas by the police after the students left the building.

African-American students took over the Allen building in an attempt to force the administration to make the school more friendly to the black population. They were prepared to barricade themselves within the building for an extended period of time if necessary, but at the promise of negotiations with the Administration left peacefully.”

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