Hunter and Holmes reinstated at UGA


Hunter and
Holmes reinstated
Date: 
Wed, 1961-01-11

On this date in 1961, racial rioting erupted on the campus of the University of Georgia.

Black students Charlayne Hunter and Hamilton Holmes were suspended for their involvement, but eventually reinstated by a federal court order. Hunter-Gault later became an Emmy award-winning journalist with the McNeil/Lehrer NewsHour.

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