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Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center’s 50th Anniversary

The 2019-2020 academic year symbolizes the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center (NMBCC) at Indiana University Bloomington. Our 50th anniversary theme: "Power, Progress, and Promise", represents the commitment of the Center to serve as a home for Black students and a resource for Black people in the broader community.

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Where You Belong

Once called “The House,” the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center (NMBCC) has a long-standing history of supporting the Indiana University’s efforts to challenge, support, and contribute to the continued development and success of the black students, faculty, and staff. 

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The NMBCC is a unique space that facilitates programs and services promoting academic excellence, community building, and support for African American students.

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The Story of our "House"

The NMBCC is dedicated in honor of the first African American man, Marcellus Neal, and woman, Frances Marshall, who graduated from Indiana University.

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