University of Alabama

White sororities admit black students at U. of Ala

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Black women are joining traditionally white sororities at the University of Alabama amid efforts to end racial segregation within Greek-letter social groups, the head of the school said Friday. University President […]


James Hood

James Hood dies; defied segregation at U. of Ala.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — One of the first black students who enrolled at the University of Alabama a half century ago in defiance of racial segregation has died. James Hood of Gadsden was 70.


Ex-prof in court on Ala. university shooting

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) – A police investigator has testified during the murder trial of a former university professor that the woman denied having anything to do with the rampage that left three of her colleagues […]



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