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      Civil rights pioneer and UGA alumni to speak at Albany State

      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. / Photo courtesy of ASU and veryartistical.com

      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.

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