George McLaurin, the first black man admitted to the University of Oklahoma in 1948, was forced to sit in a corner far from his white classmates.
But his name remains on the honor roll as one of the three best students of the university.
- Kumasi Manhyia Palace: SOD Cutting For The Construction Of Ultra Modern Kumasi International Convention Center (KICC)A colourful sod cutting ceremony has been held to commence work on the construction of an ultramodern lnternational Convention Center in the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi Adum, Opposite Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly. The project which encompasses exhibition halls, events centers, deluxe shops, office complex, luxury hotels, hi-tech gym, theme park, designer eatery, mini zoo, cosmetic clinic,…
These are his words: “Some colleagues would look at me like I was an animal, no one would give me a word, the teachers seemed like they were not even there for me, nor did they always take my questions when I asked. But I devoted myself so much that afterwards, they began to look for me to give them explanations and to clear their questions.