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NC A&T Human Rights Medal - Call for Nominations

The North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University University Awards and Convocation Planning Committee is currently soliciting nominations for the university's 2020 Human Rights Medal. The medal is given in honor of the extraordinary action against social injustice by four N.C. A&T freshmen – Ezell Blair Jr. (Jibreel Khazan), Franklin Eugene McCain, Joseph Alfred McNeil and David Richmond Jr. – on February 1, 1960. The award is presented to an individual who has had a positive impact on correcting social injustices and other humanitarian activities. Other humanitarian activities might include human welfare and social reform, acts of heroism, promotion of fellowship, dedication to technological discovery, academic advancements or contributions, diplomatic endeavors, and community contributions.

The deadline for nominations is Saturday, November 30th, 2019.

Eligibility

Candidates for this award may be locally, nationally or internationally recognized. Nominees for the N.C. A&T Human Rights Medal will be evaluated according to the need fulfilled, actions demonstrated by the individual and the scope of his or her contribution within the community.

Recognition

Nominations may be made by anyone. The winner will be notified in December and will be invited to accept the award at the Annual Sit-In Breakfast marking the anniversary of the NCA&T Sit-In Movement. The event is scheduled for Friday, February 1st, 2020. The recipient must be able to accept the award in person at the Sit-In Breakfast on the campus of North Carolina A&T State University.

Please use the online nomination form and submit materials electronically here: online nomination form.

If you have questions, please contact Vicki Coleman (, 336.285.4151), Chair, University Awards and Convocation Planning Committee.

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