Document Type

Oral History

Publication Date

August 2003

Creation Date


Publisher Information

University of South Florida Tampa Library


Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Pride, Richard., Upward Bound Program (U.S.)


Richard Pride came to USF in 1969 as Director of Project Upward Bound. Dr. Pride discusses the integration of black students and professors at the Univeristy of South Florida. He describes the challenges the black population faced in the University's early years, as well as the triumphs of acceptance. Dr. Pride speaks about the development of the black community within USF, such as the creation of the Black Caucus and black male and female fraternities.

Physical Information

1 sound file (49 min.) : digital, MP3 file + 1 expanded summary (digital, PDF file)