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“I am glad I was accepted.”

-- Edward O. Diggs, First African American admitted to the University of North Carolina, after learning of his acceptance by the UNC medical school, April 24, 1951

 

Source: The News and Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), April 25, 1951. In University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill clippings, North Carolina Collection, p. 4205.

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