New Dorm Honors Berkeley’s First Tenured Black Professor

OAKLAND POST — When monuments dedicated to a historic legacy of whiteness are being toppled, it is refreshing that UC Berkeley is honoring Dr. David Blackwell, the first tenured African-American professor (1954-1988). The new structure, a dorm at Bancroft Way and Dana Street opened this fall in time for the influx of new students in need of housing. […read more]