January 19, 1947: Dorothy Maynor Concert Brings First Integrated Audience to UNC


When African American soprano Dorothy Maynor performed at UNC on January 19, 1947, she sang in front of what was probably the first integrated audience in Memorial Hall. Maynor was a popular soprano who toured the country, performing songs from famous operas. The integrated audience at Maynor’s UNC concert did not occur by accident. (UNC.edu)

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January 19, 1947: Dorothy Maynor Concert Brings First Integrated Audience to UNC


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