William & Mary will mark its fifty-year anniversary of the first African American students in residence with a year-long series of events beginning June, 2017, and continuing through May, 2018.
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Join the W&M Higher Education Program in the School of Education as we host alumni and emeritus faculty who were among the first African Americans to join William & Mary as students and faculty.
This year's final talk in the School of Education's Diversity Lecture Series will feature Freeman A. Hrabowski, president of The University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
Brave Enough to be First serves to honor the legacy of the three women who were the first African Americans in residence at William & Mary, to shed light on just how far we have come, and to inspire continued diversity and inclusion.