HISTORY & MISSION
Students Virgil Roberts and J. Daniel Johnson meet with administrators to establish protocols for the center.
Center sponsors Nommo, featuring activities of black faculty, students and staff at UCLA
Symposium on “Walter Rodney, Revolutionary and Scholar: A Tribute”
Life in a Day of Black L.A. photos travel as an exhibit.
Established with grant from Mellon Foundation
Professor and musician Kenny Burrell donated personal items to establish the Kenny Burrell Archive of African American Music.
The Center was renamed after Nobel Prize winner, scholar, activist, and UCLA alumnus Ralph J. Bunche, in commemoration of the centenary of his birth.
The Center culminates the Black Los Angeles Project with release of Black Los Angeles: American Dreams and Racial Realities, published by NYU Press.
The Department of African American Studies was established in the summer of 2014.
The Bunche Center was distinguished and supported as a priority research think tank by the California Legislative Black Caucus.
BPP is a multifaceted policy oriented research initiative housed within the Bunche Center.
Bunche Center will facilitate the new research initiative laid-out by Chancellor Block, EVC and Provost Carter.