NBDA Officer Advocated for Overdue Diplomas After 60 Years Injustice

NBDA Secretary Sharon White, also president of the Kentucky Association of the Deaf, advocated on behalf of the former Kentucky School for the Deaf black students from 1930 to 1955 to receive their overdue diplomas once denied to them because of the color of their skin. As a result of her advocacy efforts, Sharon was the recipient of the Leadership Award at the Kentucky Governor Ambassador Award Ceremony.

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