Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M

  1. Working his way through

    An African-American student of the 1920s left a vivid memoir of his years in a semi-segregated Ann Arbor.

  2. An integrated life

    Lyman T. Johnson, MA ’33, was the grandson of former slaves. He integrated the University of Kentucky five years before Brown v. Board of Education.

  3. A film that won't go away

    Frank Beaver examines the long political reach of “The Birth of a Nation.”