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Joseph Vaughn Day: Reflecting on ‘uncommon courage’

When Joseph Vaughn ’68 enrolled at Furman in 1965, he not only broke the color barrier, he ushered in other men and women like him who would go on to achieve great things. As the...

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

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...

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Pearlie Harris, community leaders highlighted in Greenville mural

Her presence has seemed larger than life over the years, especially in her teaching role in Greenville County Schools during desegregation. Now, Pearlie Harris is literally larger than life as the centerpiece of a massive mural...

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