Document Description: The national coverage of the Black Awareness Council in the fall of 1992 drew the attention of Spike Lee, then still an emerging filmmaker and a cousin by marriage to the late Dr. Stone. Lee, along with Black nationalist leader Khalid Abdul Muhammad, spoke to over 5,000 people in the Dean Smith Student Activities Center on September 18, 1992. After meeting with Black student leaders including John Bradley, Tim Smith, and Michelle Thomas, Lee spoke to the crowd, urging more Black athletes to sit out games to advocate for a free-standing BCC.
Organization: BCC Movement
Document Type: Newspaper Article
Creator: Anna Griffin
Document Collection: The Daily Tar Heel