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On February 3, 1983, Henry Frye was sworn in as North Carolina's first African-American Supreme Court Justice. Governor Jim Hunt appointed Frye as an associate justice. Then, in 1999, in another first, Hunt named Frye to the unexpired term of retiring Chief Justice Burley Mitchell.
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RT @ncculture: #OnThisDay in #NC #history (1983): Henry Frye becomes the first African-American on the N.C. Supreme Court: http://t.co/6vRB27gq

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