A pillar of the community, Fred Battle, known by many as "Butch" or "Toro," grew up in Northside and played on the state champion Lincoln High football team. Heavily involved in the local civil rights movement, he went on to direct the Hargraves Community Center, serve on the Chapel Hill Town Council, was president of the local chapter of the NAACP and was a life-long champion of social justice causes.
Fred Battle - On his childhood, education, sit-ins, and school integration
Fred Battle - On the African American freedom struggle and Civil Rights Movement in Chapel Hill
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