Monday, May 7

Nathaniel Owens

Black on Campus
1970 — Nathaniel Owens becomes the first African American to graduate from Sewanee, The University of the South. Owens graduated with honors in English. Drafted right out of college by the Cincinnati Bengals, Owens decided to forgo a professional football career, choosing instead to enroll in Sewanee’s law school.
Yea! Sewanee's Right. It took Sewanee awhile but when they got a Black grad, they GOT a Black grad





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