Burgess Owens will speak at a free event on campus. This event will be held in Ming Hseih Hall in Room 122.
West Virginia University
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Burgess spent his childhood growing up in the Deep South during a period when the barriers of segregation were being torn down. He was the third Black American to be offered a football scholarship at the University of Miami. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology/Chemistry and simultaneously gained national recognition as a…