Robert Seymour, Civil Rights Activist and Chapel Hill Pastor, Dies at 95

Local pastor and longtime civil rights activist Rev. Robert Seymour has died at age 95. Seymour became the first pastor at Chapel Hill’s Binkley Memorial Baptist Church in 1959. During the 1960s, he fought for racial integration of both his church and the wider community. The pastor had a close personal relationship with . (

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Robert Seymour, Civil Rights Activist and Chapel Hill Pastor, Dies at 95

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