Civil rights activist, author and journalist, Charlayne Hunter-Gault to speak here

200px-Charlayne_Hunter-GaultAbove all other days, Charlayne Hunter-Gault will never forget January 9, 1961. It was on that day, amid a torrent of insults and racial epithets, that she and Hamilton Holmes earned a place in American history when they became the first African American students to enroll at the University of Georgia in Athens after the school was forcibly desegregated. Days later, police with tear gas were called to disperse a mob gathered outside her dormitory. read full story