In Memoriam: David Dansby Jr.

January 17, 2024

David Dansby Jr. died Jan. 22. He was 84.

In 1961, Dansby was the first Black undergraduate student to graduate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He earned his law degree from UNC School of Law.

He practiced law in Greensboro for five decades after graduating and received an Unsung Hero Award from the International Civil Rights Center and Museum in 2014.

Dansby was an NCAJ member from 1988 to 1994.

Find his obituary here.