Sarah Barksdale ’09 (MA, ’14 PhD) started her graduate studies assuming she’d become a university professor. After all, isn’t that what she was destined to do with her degree in 20th-century U.S. military history? Isn’t that what all…
The teenage Pauli Murray said, “No more segregation for me.” She went north and worked to end it tirelessly and prominently — and invisibly in her native North Carolina. Rejected by UNC, she had a poignant, triumphant homecoming.