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Remembering David Dansby Jr., first Black undergraduate to get their degree from UNC


In 1961, David Dansby Jr. and his fellow classmates dedicated themselves to the fight for desegregation in Chapel Hill. In May of that year, Dansby became the first known African American undergraduate to earn his degree from the University of North Carolina and went on to attend the UNC School of Law. Dansby died on January 22 at the age of 84. (Daily Tar Heel)

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Remembering David Dansby Jr., first Black undergraduate to get their degree from UNC


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