Lenoir Hall and Manning Hall

Speeches At the Conclusion of Foodworkers’ Strike

Document Description: Howard Fuller, Preston Dobbins, and Elizabeth Brooks address the crowd of supporters of the foodworkers at the dissolution of the first foodworkers strike on March 21, 1969. This clip is from the 1990 documentary Women Behind the Lines. Seven months later, Fuller founded Malcolm X Liberation University, which would cement his role as a leader in the national Black Power and pan-Africanist movements.


Black Student Movement, UNC Non-Academic Employees Union

Date: 3/21/1969

Document Type: Video

Document Collection: John Kenyon Chapman Papers, 1969-2009

Campus Space: Lenoir Hall and Manning Hall

Citation: Shaw, David and Trevy Ann McDonald, Women Behind the Lines, 1990, DVD, in the John Kenyon Chapman Papers #5441, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.