News Shorts


Fifth Estate # 94, December 11-24, 1969

Blacks Stand Up At Harvard Blacks at Harvard University seized the Administration Building December 5 demanding more black workers in administrative and service areas. Six hours later, the blacks gave up the building after an Administration promise to discuss the …

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Fifth Estate Goes Electric


Fifth Estate # 89, October 2-15, 1969

As a public service, the Fifth Estate will present eight times daily, newscasts on WABX, Detroit’s contemporary radical FM station. With a little help from our friends, the broadcasts will be a success. We are asking for high school and …

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New Detroit? Nope!


Fifth Estate # 86, August 21-September 3, 1969

Remember, if you will, the inevitable explosion that took place in our fair city during that dark week in July two years ago.

You Gotta Change


Fifth Estate # 82, June 26-July 9, 1969

A recent addition has been made to the folk scene in the name of John Stewart. He is currently touring key cities to promote his new Capitol album, “California Bloodlines.” The Fifth Estate spoke to him at Baker’s Lounge.