The Register, 1995-03-02
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black versus white universities page 4 soon ssissfelft v sit writing headlines for all editions of the pa after working at a&t 28 years and staying active in the greensboro community dr richard e moore as sistant chancellor for university rela tions doesn't plan to retire any time the tall distinguished man is seen around moore a farrell penn native graduated from a&t with a b.s degree in english magna cum laudc in 1954 he started his career at the norfolk journal and guide,ablackpublication in virginia later he taught journalism in a portsmouth va high school where he also supervised the school newspaper and yearbook after two years moore resigned to enter graduate school now as long as my health is good i'd like to continue says moore 1 have a good staff and colleagues to work with and that keeps me going con inued on page the great admiration for moore that rowland mentioned has been felt by students for sometime mary partlow a 1980 nettie rowland assistant director for university relations works with moore on a day-to-day basis rowland says that students show a great admiration for him lots of students who go on to graduate often come back to visit rowland said even now students sometimes come by if they are having problems or maybe just to chitchat or to let him know what is going on in their lives in 1971 moore came to greens boro and served as acting director of alumni affairs and public information at a&t in 1988 he became the assistant vice chancel lor for university relations which is his present position a n campus greeting people i speak ing at m a n y campus events in addi tion to shortly after receiving his m.s from columbia university in 1965 moore was assigned as the assistant director of public relations at norfolk state univer sity he went on to become the first african american to work as a copy editor for the ledger-star an evening paper in norfolk va his duties consisted of editing copy and fashion showcases i960's attire thought of the we the measure of man is not w le stands at times of comfort onvenience but where hest luring challenge and cor moore has spent 40 years of his life working and does not plan to retire presently moore's duties are very demanding and require a lot of time as assistant vice chancellor for univer sity relations i have administrative re sponsibilities for the university's office of alumni affairs and i am concerned with making friends for the university through community relations sports in formation the news bureau and through television moore said moore's busy agenda he finds time to talk one-on-one with students and teaches reporting techniques a communica tions course at the university i have always had excellent students in the 28 years that i have been at a&t moore commented most come from small rural towns and prove themselves volume 69 no 8 north carolina agricultural and technical state university students informed by lecture honoring slain student march 2 1995 editor in-chiej bv lori kiddick the niggers public relations director of greensboro school board was quoted as saying during his speech barnes never revealed that he was the actual victim of the principal's decision it was not until johnson disclosed this information did the audience know barnes involvement in the 1969 re volt without hesitation a&t and dudley students ventured back to dudley high school where they forcefully pro claimed modest claude barnes the official president elect this led to the involvement of a&t angry students from dudley who were involved in the riot marched to a&t where they disrupted a black power assem bly meeting and described the events that had occurred at dudley more than 75 a&t students fac ulty and staff members filled rooms 212 213 of the student union last thursday in memory of willie grimes the student killed during the 1969 dudley high school-a&t revolt the principal had told the student that he could not hold the position because of his ties to the greensboro association of poor peop one incident which ignited the riot was the dudley/a&t re volt of 1969 when dudley students elected a very qualified and well received black student as president of the student government asso ciation against the wishes of the principal and faculty the riots which preceded the death of grimes came as blacks grew angry of impoverished social and economic conditions experi enced everyday in greensboro barnes explained many students were not aware that durham and greensboro served asmajor components in the civil rights movement jennifer r mack president of the political science society said there was a great turnout it showed the dedication of many students and i look forward to doing something like this again next year as speakers dr claude barnes and rev nelson johnson reminiscienced about the events that eventually led to grimes death the rooms filled with oohs aahs and that's rights in excitement barnes an assistant professor of political science at a&t began his speech by expressing the lack of attention given the inc idents which occurred in greensboro in the latter days of the civil rights move ment barnes referred to the civil rights movement as social amnesia and in fact continued page 2 dudley students angry and frus throwing rocks eventually the police was trated began a riot by destroying school called in to keep the peace however many property ranging from breaking windows to students were beaten and arrested arrest arthur smith freshman class president said i got an education about a&t outside the textbooks something of students who attended the lecture said it was eye-opening inside richard e moore retirement plans not in the near future the a&t by natasha o ashe staffwriter
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