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Photograph of Bessida White. In spring 1979, Ms. White wins the election for Student Bar Association President. The first Black SBA president, her historic term in the 1979/1980 academic year coincides with the Law School's 200th anniversary.
Black History, Black Lawyers, Black Students
White, Bessida, "1979 - First Black SBA President, Bessida White" (1979). Black History at W&M Law. 18.