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Archives for January, 2014

Goshen College’s first black professor muses on importance of Martin Luther King Jr. – The Elkhart Truth

Lee Roy Berry, Jr., taught political science at Goshen College from 1969 until 2010. He was the first black faculty member hired by Goshen College. During his time teaching, he earned his Juris Doctor and currently practices law in Goshen. Below, Berry shares his memories and knowledge of the civil rights movement, as well as commentary on the importance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., his work and those he worked alongside.