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Event
Making & Measure of a Judge: Honorable Sammie Chess Jr. at Asheboro Library
Date
03/05/2020
Time
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location
Asheboro Public Library
201 Worth St
Asheboro NC 27203
Contact Information
Name: Meghan Carter
Email: mcarter@randolphlibrary.org
Phone: 336-318-6803
Admission: FREE
Website: Randolph Library
Details

Judge Joe Webster discusses the highlights of his book, ''The Making and Measure of a Judge: Biography of the Honorable Sammie Chess, Jr.'' The Honorable Sammie Chess, Jr. was the first African-American appointed to NC's Superior Court system by Governor Robert Scott. Judge Webster discusses the historical significance and Judge Chess' contributions to the civil rights struggle, including in Randolph County, the judiciary, and society in general in North Carolina.

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