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Black History Month: Furman University’s Dr. Cynthia King

Last updated February 10, 2021

By Tina Underwood

FOX Carolina shines a light on Furman University’s Cynthia King during Black History Month. King, the first Black faculty member to chair a department at the university, speaks to a reporter outside Furman gates about leadership, her teaching philosophy in the Department of Communication Studies, and the role her mother played in desegregation and racial equity in the Jim Crow-era South.

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