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Atlanta University Center,

at Atlanta, Ga.; coeducational. The largest consortium of historically African-American educational institutions in the country, it was organized in 1929 when three schools—Atlanta Univ. (chartered 1867), Morehouse College (1867), and Spelman College (1881)—became affiliated in a university plan. Atlanta Univ. was to be devoted exclusively to graduate education, with the other two colleges providing undergraduate programs. Later Clark College (chartered 1877), Interdenominational Theological Center (1958), Morehouse School of Medicine (1982), and Morris Brown College (1885) also joined the university center's affiliation agreement. In 1988 Clark College and Atlanta Univ. merged to form Clark Atlanta Univ., which is still part of the university center.
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Immersed within the historic Atlanta University Center is one a rich collection of primary and secondary resources on African American and African Diaspora history and culture.
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Phase one of the project focused on outreach at Spelman and within the Atlanta University Center and included "student-driven activities designed to raise awareness, combat homophobia and heterosexism, and promote more inclusive environments.
Subsequently, portions of the Hampton Institute and Fisk University were given status as National Historic Landmarks, followed by the consortium of institutions known as the Atlanta University Center (comprised of Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Spelman College, Clark College, Morris Brown College, and the Interdenominational Theological Center) in 1976.
papers to Atlanta to display them at the Woodruff Library of the Atlanta University Center.
Students from the affiliated schools of the Atlanta University Center (AUC) challenged established black leaders' gradualist approach for desegregation of public accommodations, and equal housing, health care, education, and employment.
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