Video of Session 5: The Student Protest Movement at Rutgers – Scarlet and Black Vol. 3

Session 5 of the Scarlet and Black Virtual Symposium was recorded on April 30, 2021.

This panel highlights our new book Scarlet and Black, Volume 3: Making Black Lives Matter at Rutgers, 1945-2020. Panelists discuss the significance of campus and community student protest movements at Rutgers in New Brunswick, Camden, and Newark during the late twentieth century.

  • Miya Carey, co-editor of Volume 3, Presidential Diversity Postdoctoral Fellow at Binghamton University
  • Beatrice Adams, Scarlet and Black doctoral researcher
  • Roy Jones, RU-CCAS ’70, Executive Director of the National Institute for Healthy Human Spaces
  • Vickie Donaldson, RU-NCAS ’71, RLAW ’82, former Director of Homeless Services at the Newark Department of Health and Wellness

My mother said to me, “Your job is school. As long as you make the Dean’s List…I got your bail money.”

Vickie Donaldson recalling her time as a student activist at Rutgers–Newark