Pioneering professor honored for contributions to Carolina

Colin Palmer became the first African-American chair of a major department at UNC when he was appointed to lead the history department in 1986, a post he held until 1991. Before that, he chaired the curriculum in African and Afro-American studies from 1980 to 1988 and for two years actually led both academic units, a feat that many former colleagues still admire.

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