Wordless Wednesday: Wilberforce’s First Black President
Bishop and Mrs. Daniel Payne
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In 1863 Bishop Daniel Payne, Wilberforce benefactor and 7-year trustee, succeeded Richard Rust to become its second president, and the first African American college president in U.S. history. To read a short biography of this Black pioneer, click on THIS LINK.
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