<h2><center><span style="color:#866F45";>1979 - First Black SBA President, Bessida White</span></center></h2>

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<p> 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. </p>

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<em>Photograph of Bessida White.</em>