Following its opening in the Frank Porter Graham Student Union in 1988, the Black Cultural Center (or The Fishbowl) served as the foremost counter-space for Black students, combining for the first time the social and academic needs of Black students within the space and drawing condemnation from white administrators.
Organization: BCC Movement
Space Use: Student Life
Spatial Organizing Approach: Creation
Date Created: 1988
Date Ended: 2004
Campus Space: The Fishbowl
Citation: Interview with Michelle Thomas by Charlotte Fryar, 26 December 2017, in the Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007), Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.