Civil rights pioneer and UGA alumni to speak at Albany State
By FOX 31 News Team
Mon, 14 Jan 2013 17:32:18 GMT — Civil Rights pioneer, UGA alumni, and CNN correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault will headline Albany State University's program honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr on January 17th.Hunter-Gault was on the front lines of the action when Georgia desegregated public schools through a court order as she was one of two African American students admitted into the University of Georgia in 1961 after a two-year struggle.The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation is scheduled for 9:50 a.m. on Thursday, January 17th, in the ASU Student Center Ballroom located on campus.Stay connected to MySouthWestGA.com as stories develop and the FOX 31 Newscast at 10 PM. Visit us on Facebook and Twitter to join in on the conversation and connect with FOX 31!
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