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Grady's History: alums provide link to college's past

Story by Emily Curl

From typewriters to iPhones, the Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication has continually worked to prepare students to be effective users and practitioners of mass media. 605 more words

Grady Today

Peabody Awards, pride of Grady College

Story by Caitlyn Stroh

On Feb. 27 at 3 a.m., students woke up to see what Frank Underwood would do next as season three of House of Cards released on Netflix. 778 more words

Grady Today

Decades after desegregation, Grady strives to stay diverse

Story and photo by Brianna Chambers

Sixty years ago, the population at The University of Georgia was largely homogenous. The school had not yet been integrated, and zero students of color had been admitted into the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. 1,124 more words

Grady Today

Day 23 Woman of the Day: Charlayne Hunter-Gault

Charlayne Hunter-Gault, award winning journalist and former PBS NewsHour correspondent, is Day 23 Woman of the Day.  Read more about this pioneer woman below.

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African American

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

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


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