The State of Things
12:04 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

Julius Chambers: A Remembrance And Legacy Of A Civil Rights Icon

Julius Chambers
Credit Ferguson, Chambers and Sumter
Gene Nichol, director of UNC’s Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity, reflects on the legacy of Julius Chambers, a leader in the battle for civil rights

    

Julius Chambers has been a fixture on North Carolina’s legal scene for decades, helping lead the battle for civil rights and playing an instrumental role in the desegregation of Charlotte/Mecklenburg schools.

He died last Friday at 76.

Host Frank Stasio talks about the legacy of Julius Chambers with Gene Nichol, director of UNC’s Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity.

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