Today's Articles

People, Locations, Episodes

Wed, 01.11.1961

Hunter and Holmes reinstated at UGA

Hunter and Holmes reinstated

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 Public Broadcasting Service.  Holmes became a doctor.

The Associated Press
450 W. 33rd St.,
New York, NY 10001.

New Poem Each Day

Poetry Corner

Dere’s an ol’ man called de Mississippi Dat’s de ol’ man dat I’d like to be! What does he care if de world’s got troubles? What does he care if de land... OL’ MAN RIVER by Paul Robeson.
Read More