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Integration, activism, courage

ABOVE: Hamilton Holmes and Charlayne Hunter on the day they graduated from the University of Georgia.

IN HONOR OF BLACK HISTORY month, I am counting down 28 — because there are 28 days in February — young African Americans (or groups of African Americans) who played significant roles in breaking racial barriers and/or fighting injustice before and during the Civil Rights Movement. 539 more words

JANUARY 11: Two integrate U. of Georgia


Above:
Charlayne Hunter and Hamilton Holmes, 1961.

ON THIS DATE in 1961, Hamilton Holmes, nineteen, and Charlayne Hunter, eighteen, registered for classes at the University of Georgia en route to becoming the first African Americans to attend the college. 305 more words

Little Known Black History Fact: Charlayne Hunter Gault and Hamilton Holmes

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Charlayne Hunter-Gualt and Hamilton E. Holmes were civil right trailblazers who were at the center of integrating the University of Georgia. The pair were the first Black students admitted at the school on this day in 1961, after launching a lawsuit with the assistance of the NAACP. 323 more words

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