LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) -- A community leader who led efforts in Lynchburg to create equal educational opportunities for black students is being honored next month with the dedication of a state historical marker.
On Sept. 7, the Virginia Department of Historic Resources will unveil a marker dedicated to Clarence William Seay. He was the principal for 30 years of the city's all-black Dunbar High School. He retired from Dunbar in 1968 and taught at Lynchburg College.
Speakers at the dedication in front of Seay's former residence in Lynchburg will include former Dunbar students, including Hermina Hendricks, who is director of the multi-cultural affairs office at Randolph College. Another former student, L. Garnell Stamps, will also attend. Stamps is a former Dunbar student.
Seay died in 1982.
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