​January 11, 1961: The UGA Riots

Hamilton Holmes and Charlayne Hunter attend their first classes without incident at UGA after registering for classes two days earlier. But that night, after UGA suffers an overtime loss in a basketball game against Georgia Tech, a mob descends on Myers Hall, where Hunter had been assigned ground floor rooms.  The crowd hurls bricks and bottles, […]

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