Associated Press report on Mac Secrest's death (published in hundreds of newspapers, including the New York Times.)
LiketheDew.com: A Journal of Southern Culture and Politics: Secrest was, of course, right. Reader comments, 40 so far.
Durham Herald-Sun Editor Bob Ashley: Remembering A Courageous Journalist
Raleigh News and Observer Editorial: Courageous and Far-Seeing Native Son
Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress: The Losses Keep Coming
North Carolina Central University Mourns the Loss of A Champion of Civil Rights: "At NCCU, where he taught for nine years before he retired in 1985, he created a media/journalism curriculum, putting the English Department on the path to becoming the Department of English and Mass Communication that it is today. He served as a teacher and mentor to students and faculty, encouraging his colleagues to develop new courses.
“I was a colleague and also a student,” recalled Thomas Evans, assistant chair of the department. “I was an English teacher and he was the journalist. He retrained a couple of English teachers to be journalists — and he was a lot of fun to work with.”
Jim Buie on Mac Secrest as "The Leader of the Band."
Bruce Johnson, attorney in Michigan and NC: Mac Secrest was Unsung Hero of the Civil Rights Movement.
Slideshow, to the tune of Sinatra's "My Way" (audio is working now).
Family and friends held a memorial service for Saturday, May 22, 2010 at Carolina Meadows in Chapel Hill. In lieu of flowers, contributions could be made to a branch of the leukemia society.