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At the Passmore Center, members of the Hillsborough community gathered to view the 1990 documentary titled The Road to Brown. The documentary discussed the landmark Civil Rights case Brown v. Board of Education, but focused specifically on Charles Hamilton Houston, a Black lawyer who led early cases to abolish Jim Crow. One of the primary scholars featured throughout the documentary was retired professor Genna Rae McNeil, the first Black tenure-track faculty member of UNC’s History Department who wrote a biography on Houston. Community members through the viewing of the documentary reflected on school desegregation, Civil Rights leaders, and the current state of race relations in the United States.

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