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Black History Month: Remembering Utah State University Alumna Mignon Barker Richmond

By Taylor Emerson |

Utah State University celebrates the closing of Black History Month in honor of Mignon Barker Richmond, the first African American to graduate from a college in Utah. After earning a degree from the Utah State Agricultural College (now USU), Mignon served a lifetime as a leader and activist in her community.


Taylor Emerson
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