BLK Life magazine is first published

March 27, 1974

BLK Life magazine was first published by the Black Desk, an organization established and funded by the USG Department of Minority Affairs. The 32-page monthly publication featured articles about the religious, social, cultural, academic, and political affairs of Blacks at Penn State. It also included an editorial calling for the University to appoint a vice president of minority affairs.

Alfred D. Harrell and William McMillan served as the first co-editors of the magazine.