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for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 85 Issue 4, Oct 2008
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Vincent Waters, Bishop of Raleigh, worked tirelessly between 1945 and 1974 to improve the lives of Catholic African-Americans throughout North Carolina. He attempted to integrate parishes and schools under his jurisdiction, ordain black priests, and was a leader of the state's civil rights struggles.
W.E.B. DuBois High School was founded in 1926 as the Wake Forest Graded School and expanded to include high school in 1929. The school served African-American students until 1970, when a school integration program was established. The school was the focus of the African-American community in Wake Forest as it broadened the social and cultural capital of its students.