Daily Archives: February 4, 2013

Iowa Black Alumni Association 50th Anniversary

In 1963, several UI alumni and friends gathered for an informal picnic at the Rockford, Ill., home of the late McKinley “Deacon” Davis. The opportunity to socialize, reflect, and renew friendships from their campus days in the early 1950s proved so meaningful that the group agreed to organize on a more formal basis. So, they became the Iowa Black Alumni…

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