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Wordless Wednesday: U Michigan’s First Black Woman Student

November 17th, 2009 by Ajuan Mance


Dr. Virginia Watts, the first Black woman student on the U of M campus, and the first Black woman to earn a U of M medical degree.

(Source: Origins of Diversity_UM)

Posted by Ajuan Mance


Posted in African American Students, African Americans, Black History, Black Students, Higher Education, race

3 Responses

  1. Stan

    Your pictures and the stories that go with them are always fascinating.

  2. Sukhmandir Kaur

    She is a really beauty! I had to really persevere to get logged into your site tonight. Actually I had to wait an hour or so and come back to it but she’s worth it :) I’m guessing perseverance got her that degree! Happy WW

  3. sailor

    thanks for the info!

    I brought with me an Anchor, please come and see!

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