May Honoree:

Judge George Greene

Judge, Attorney

If you didn’t know what George Greene did for a living, it would have been difficult to guess he was a judge. “He was truly one of a kind,” his wife, Ruby Greene, recalls. “So many folks are so holier-than-thou on and off the bench. But he was definitely every man’s judge. He was a character and he wore that robe lightly.” The first African-American jurist elected in Wake County, Greene served more than 20 years as a Superior Court and District Court judge, gaining a reputation for tempering justice with mercy and a common-sense approach to punishment. ... Read Full Bio

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The Heritage Calendar 2015

The Heritage Calendar honors men and women of all races who have contributed significantly to the lives and experiences of African Americans in the State. In addition to monthly honorees, the calendar also highlights dates of significance in North Carolina and nationally.

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