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CSUN Receives NEH Grant to Digitize its Farmworker Movement Collection

The Tom & Ethel Bradley Center at California State University, Northridge has received a $350,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to digitize some of the approximately 22,000 images in its Farmworker Movement Collection that tell the story and document efforts to unionize farmworkers in the 1960s and early 1970s. -- SCV News

Black Americans And The Racist Architecture Of Homeownership

Josh Sides, a professor of history at California State University, Northridge, says those numbers strongly suggest Johnson’s family was a target of blockbusting. And after more Black residents moved in, home prices languished in Compton over the next several generations. -- WAMU

Local Professor Gives Masterclass in Civil Discourse

While most viral videos seem to be based in angry, explosive content, a video featuring Cal State Northridge Lecturer Dr. Blaine Pope went viral for exactly the opposite reason. Just after picking up his 11-year-old daughter from school, the two were videotaped having a civil discussion with ant-mask protesters by Samuel Braslow of BeverlyHillsCourier.com and by simply listening, holding his ground and keeping his cool, he made an impact that now stands as a lesson for us all. -- FOX 11 Los Angeles

Marvin Llewellyn Rogers hs died

Marvin received his doctorate in 1968. He began full-time teaching in 1967, first at Rutgers University in New Jersey, and then at California State University at Northridge. A year later he began teaching at the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he taught until 1997. During his almost 40 years at MU, he taught large introduction to political science classes, courses on comparative politics, and courses for the Honors College on the Vietnam and Iraq Wars. Marvin often arranged for veterans to talk to students about their combat experiences and how they shaped their lives. He served as Director of Undergraduate Studies in Political Science for ten years. In 1979, he resurrected the inactive Peace Studies program on the MU campus with the support of local businessman Charles Atkins. The program is active on the campus today. In 1981, Marvin received a Fulbright Scholarship, which he spent in Indonesia with his two young sons, studying Indonesian language and politics. -- Columbia Tribune

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