February 28, 2010
William Wilmer,
Daily Tar Heel Staff Writer

One of the most vocal supporters of the historically black and low-income neighborhood that hosts the county’s landfill was honored Sunday for his activism.

Rev. Robert Campbell was honored with the Pauli Murray Award for Human Relations in a ceremony hosted by the Orange County Human Relations Commission.

Joe Nanney, chairman of the commission, said he expects Campbell to continue to fight for his community.

“He gives a voice to people who otherwise don’t have one,” he said.

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