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Catana Starks, the First African American Woman to Coach a Collegiate Men’s Golf Team, Dead at 75

by | September 8, 2020 Dr. Catana Starks, a Tennessee State University golf coach and alumna, died on Sunday at the ag Read more

Living History: Meet the First African American to Serve as Air Force Chief of Staff

by Lois Elfman | September 4, 2020
On June 9th, the United States Senate unanimously confirmed Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr. to become [...] Read more

First Black Graduate of UVA’s School of Law Dies at 87

by | March 18, 2020
John F. Merchant, the first Black graduate at the University of Virginia (UVA) School of Law an [...] Read more

Auburn U’s First Black Student to Receive Degree 51 Years Later

by | February 28, 2020
Harold Franklin, the first African American student to integrate Auburn University in 1964, wil [...] Read more

Dr. Lynn Perry Wooten Named First Black President of Simmons University

by | February 6, 2020
Simmons University, a women’s undergraduate school and co-ed graduate school in Boston, h [...] Read more