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Afro-American legislators are celebrating the 20th anniversary of Rep. Henry Frye's election to the General Assembly; Frye was the first black North Carolina legislator in the 20th century.
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North Carolina Insight (NoCar JK 4101 N3x), Vol. 12 Issue 1, Dec 1989, p40-58, il, por, bibl, f Periodical Website
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4311
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In August 1999, Richmond County native Henry E. Frye was named the first African-American chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court. Frye was appointed an associate justice in 1983 by Governor James B. Hunt and was elected to eight-year terms in 1984 and 1992. He was also the first African-American elected to the North Carolina House of Representatives since Reconstruction.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 57 Issue 9, Sept 1999, p75, por
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41281
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This history of North Carolina’s Supreme Court spans over two centuries. Whichard examined its legislature that became more progressive to the benefit of minorities and children. He revealed how over time this assembly of judges became more representative of North Carolina’s population. The author also noted judges who played a formidable role in its development such as John Louis Taylor, Walter Clark, and Sam Ervin IV.