9200000026127456by Vanessa Siddle Walker(UNC Press)

Ulysses Byas served as a high school principal in the 1950s and 60s. Local folks called him “Professor.” Far from being tokens in an era of experimental integration, Byas and his colleagues set the bar high for their students and for themselves. Author Vanessa Walker gives us an inside look at a local African American ¬†educational change agent.