Day in the History of Racial Injustice

Charlayne Hunter and Hamilton Holmes walk up Broad Street in Athens on Jan. 9, 1961, to enter the UGA campus to become the first African Americans to attend the university.

January 9, 1961 ~Mobs of white students riot and school officials suspend Charlayne Hunter and Hamilton Holmes after they become the first Black students to integrate the University of Georgia.

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