Thursday, September 19, 2013

The Daily Beast's Caroline Linton: Coverage of the University of Alabama's Segregated Sororities Controversy

Caroline Linton's article is linked below.

The Daily Beast: The University of Alabama and its Segregated Sororities

"Around 400 students and faculty filled the steps outside the Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. They marched to the Rose Administration Building, holding a sign that read “The Final Stand in the Schoolhouse Door.” 
This was not 1963, when Gov. George Wallace stood defiantly at an auditorium at the University of Alabama to prevent two black students from attending school. Rather this protest was held some 50 years later, on Wednesday, September 18, as the University of Alabama was forced into the national spotlight for ugly segregation once more."
---Caroline Linton, The Daily Beast 

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