Pauli Murray v. UNC: Wrestling with Change in the Jim Crow South

Pauli Murray v. UNC: Wrestling with Change in the Jim Crow South

In 1938, Pauli Murray applied for admittance to a graduate program at UNC-CH. She was denied acceptance because of her race. With her eloquent words and tenacious determination, she confronted the legal segregation of pubic education.

November 3, 2010: Panel Discussion – 6 pm – Free

Pauli Murray vs. UNC: Wrestling with Change in the Jim Crow South

Featuring scholars Glenda Gilmore, Leslie Brown, Jim Leloudis, Jerry Gershenhorn, Anne Firor-Scott and moderator Genna Rae McNeil

This panel discussion explores Pauli Murray and UNC’s struggle from multiple viewpoints and weighs the relevance of this series of events and Murray’s observations and analysis to the policies and events of today.

November 3, 2010: Exhibit Opening & Reception – 5:15 pm – Free

Pauli Murray: Birth of an Activist, Traveling Exhibit

A panel exhibit exploring Pauli Murray’s 1938 application for admission to graduate school at UNC-CH and its impact on her, her community, North Carolina and the nation.

Collaboration with Center for the Study of the American South, Wilson Library, UNC Women’s Center

Wilson Library – UNC Chapel Hill