To The Mountaintop: Charlayne Hunter-Gault
You've see her on the MacNeil/Lehrer News Hour and heard her on NPR. But did you know she was an early civil rights pioneer? Charlayne Hunter-Gault joins Kojo to talk about her role as one of two students who fought to desegregate the University of Georgia and gain admission to the school. How her history as the school's first black female student continues to shape her.
In this WSB newsfilm clip from November 21, 1969, Charlayne Hunter speaks to a reporter about her recent visit to the University of Georgia and her feelings about African American students on the campus in Athens, Georgia.