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Dr. Jones is an alumna of Eastern Michigan University, graduating in 1972. Her time is characterized by heavy involvement in student activism that included being a member of Campus Service Corps, the Black Student Association and discussions with administration after the take over of Pierce Hall in February 1969. Dr. Mable Jones came to Eastern as an Upward Bound student. Jones became the chief executive officer of Upward Bound at Wayne State University, and, since retiring, continues to serve the greater Detroit area in the field of child development.
Black Student Association, Campus Service Corps, Ypsilanti, Eastern Michigan University, student protest, demonstration, civil rights, takeover, African American Studies, Upward Bound, childhood development
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Burns, Rachel and Jones, Matt, "Mable Jones, November 5, 2018" (2018). Oral Histories. 42.