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First African-Americans to enroll at UGA discuss undergrad experience

Class of 1966 discussion with Valerie Babb 2017-h
From left: Valerie Babb

The first African-Americans to enroll at UGA as freshmen, Kerry Miller, Mary Diallo and Harold Black discuss their undergraduate experience at UGA in a talk moderated by Valerie Babb, Franklin Professor of English and director of the Institute for African American Studies, on Jan. 12. The three are members of UGA’s Class of 1966. Miller (mathematics) had a 29-year career in telecommunications,Diallo (French literature) is a faculty member at Florida A&M University and Black (business administration) is a professor emeritus at the University of Tennessee.