Deloris Bynum, the oldest of seven siblings, grew up in Chapel Hill and has been here all her life. Her mother worked in the infirmary as a nurse’s aide, and her father was a chef. In high school, Bynum was a member of the cheerleading squad, and she eventually married her high school sweetheart who was on the football team. She worked in food service at the University and participated in the Lenoir Foodworkers’ Strike in February 1969. Deloris Bynum proudly calls St. Joseph her community of worship.
Deloris Bynum - On school integration, church, and work
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