Georgia Tech unveils statues of first African American students and graduate

In 1961, Georgia Tech’s three pioneers of integration, Ralph A. Long, Jr., Lawrence Williams and Ford C. Greene, began taking classes on campus. A year later, the first African American Yellow Jacket to earn a degree, Ronald Yancey, started his collegiate career.

On Wednesday, September 4, Georgia Tech Institute Diversity unveiled statues of the four trailblazing men at Harrison Square.

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