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Auburn University names student center after Georgia justice

Nov 21, 2020 - The Miami Herald

ATLANTA Auburn University has renamed its student center after the chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court, who was the school's first Black student government president. The formal ceremony was held Friday to honor Harold D. Melton, with a banner unfurled at the top of the building revealing its new name. “In 1987, this young kid comes over here, he gets the whole student body excited, and they elect him their president,” Auburn University President Jay Gogue said in a statement rele...