Frank Wilkinson, barred from the UNC campus, addressed students across the stone wall along Franklin Street in 1966.
Frank Wilkinson, barred from the UNC campus, addressed students across the stone wall along Franklin Street in 1966. N&O Photo
Frank Wilkinson, barred from the UNC campus, addressed students across the stone wall along Franklin Street in 1966. N&O Photo

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Students protested North Carolina’s Speaker Ban in 1966

April 22, 2016 11:11 AM

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History fascinates us. We love to linger over old photographs or accounts of years long gone. Discovering our own personal histories can become an enjoyable pastime. This blog will provide some looks into that past. We'll look at NC history in general, and Triangle history in particular. We'll also try to give you the tips and tools (and connections) for looking at your own history.