Nommo Power of the Word, UCLA’s Quarterly Afrikan Student’s Newsmagazine
Collection number: 4
Collection title: Nommo Publications and Manuscripts
Size: 7 boxes (13x18x5), 7.5 linear feet
Creator/Collector: UCLA ASU Publications, Private donors
Acquisition info: 2010 – Present
Languages: Collection materials are in English
Repository: UCLA Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Library
RIGHTS AND ACCESS
Access restrictions: Access is available by appointment for UCLA faculty and student researchers. All other researchers by permission only. To view the collection or any part of it, please contact the Librarian in person: Haines Hall 135, via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone: 310-825-6060.
Physical access restrictions: Due to the delicate nature of newsprint, digital access is preferred.
Publication rights: Copyright is held by the UC Regents. All requests for permission to publish or quote from collection must be submitted in writing to the Ralph J. Bunche Library and Media Center.
INFORMATION FOR RESEARCHERS
Preferred Citation: [Item identification], Nommo Publications and Manuscripts, Collection 4, UCLA Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Student newspapers and periodicals—California
African American student newspapers and periodicals—California
Nommo, Power of the Word is UCLA’s quarterly Afrikan Students’ newsmagazine. Nommo investigates and reports on social, political, cultural, and economic issues in the African American community. Founded by Lance Williams at the height of the Black Power Movement, Nommo published its first issue on December 4, 1968. Nommo was the first newsmagazine sponsored by the UCLA Communications Board and remains historically significant as the first Black magazine published on any college campus.
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
The Bunche Center’s Nommo collection consists of newsmagazines published from 1975-2009 and some manuscript copies (not every issue is available). Nommo is now published online.
Box 1: 1960-1970
Box 2: Bound Volumes, 1977-1988
Box 3: 1980-1985
Box 4: 1986-1987
Box 5: 1988-1989
Box 6: In Process