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MSU Black Book

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-12.7.54

Scope and Contents

The MSU Black Book contains information on local businesses, MSU, as well as local resources tailored to African American students.


  • Creation: 2018, 2021

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be optained from the creators.

Historical Note

The MSU Black Book was inspired by the Green Book created by Victor Green. MSU Professor Jasmine Lee and students Triniti Watson, Alexis Frederick, Alexis Wright and Jazmyn Bradford created the first MSU Black Book in 2018. Triniti Watson recieved a grant for a second edition and called the team of editors the The Black Book Initiative. (source MSU alumna to bring back MSU Black Book, State News, February 23 2021)


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Legal Status

Property Rights: Michigan State University.

MSU Black Book
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US