June Campbell walks with her 7-year-old son, William Campbell to Murphey School in Raleigh in September 1960. Bill Campbell was the first black student to integrate an all-white Raleigh school.
June Campbell walks with her 7-year-old son, William Campbell to Murphey School in Raleigh in September 1960. Bill Campbell was the first black student to integrate an all-white Raleigh school. News & Observer file photo News & Observer file photo
June Campbell walks with her 7-year-old son, William Campbell to Murphey School in Raleigh in September 1960. Bill Campbell was the first black student to integrate an all-white Raleigh school. News & Observer file photo News & Observer file photo
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