University of Alabama
Autherine Lucy became the first Black student to desegregate the University of Alabama on this day in 1956 despite violent threats from rioting white mobs. Lucy, who was ultimately expelled from the school on a weak technicality, re-entered the school in the ’80’s and completed her master’s degree. Autherine Juanita Lucy was born October 5, […]
The University of Alabama announced a new plan to address racism among its sororities and fraternities. This comes after a campus newspaper exposed systemic racism in the membership selection process.