|Two-Decade Quest Ends with Creation of Alexander Chair
in Civil Rights
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Rae Alexander-Minter approached the podium and
shouted "Hallelujah" three times.
With those words this great-grandaughter of an African
Methodist Episcopal bishop celebrated the culmination of a
two-decade effort to fund the Raymond Pace and Sadie Tanner
Mossell Alexander Professorship in Civil Rights, which was
announced in February by Dean Michael A. Fitts at the annual
dinner commemorating the career of Sadie T.M. Alexander.
This is the first chair in Penn Law history named for African