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In the late fall of 1968, a Swarthmore College team started appearing on the General Electric College Bowl, eventually retiring as five-time champions.

During the time that this was happening, just before Christmas, 1968, the Swarthmore Afro-American Student Society (SASS) presented their demands regarding admissions for black students. The story of what happened after that is told, in part, in a Life magazine article that included the pictures below. (The complete article is available here.)



And here's a picture of classmate Don Mizell reading a SASS statement in (what was then) Commons right above (what was then) the Admissions Office in Parrish Hall.