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Albany State University President Everette Freeman addresses the media Thursday at a news conference where he announced that the Georgia Board Board of Regents has granted the school’s request to award honorary degrees to 32 former students who were expelled from the college in 1961 during the Albany Civil Rights Movement.

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Expelled students to get degrees

Expelled a half century ago, 32 former Albany State College students will be recognized during Albany State University’s commencement exercises Saturday.


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