• Ed Gaines

First Black Student To Integrate The University of Alabama In #Huntsville

The Late #DaveMackMcGlathery, who at age 27 became the first black student to integrate the University of Alabama in #Huntsville. He landed a job at Marshall Space Flight Center, working among the German rocket team that put man on the moon. In an 2003 interview for the Marshall Star, MSFC's newsletter, he said he was the first black man hired to a full professional position there. He also spent more than 40 years serving as pastor of Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Harvest. #BlackHistoryMonth

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