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Brewman_Jax Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-01-06 09:33 AM
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32. Autherine Lucy
first black student admitted to a major southern college. She was admitted to the University of Alabama as a post-graduate student in 1956. She did not finish because she was suspended three days later because the university could not guarantee her safety. Her lawyers filed suit to have the suspension removed, but the university used the suit as an excuse to expel her.
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