University of Alabama desegregated

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Historical Context Note


On 11 June, the University of Alabama was desegregated after Governor George Wallace stepped aside when confronted by federally deployed National Guard Troops.

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Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "University of Alabama desegregated". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5659, accessed 31 July 2015.]


Related Groups

  1. American Civil-Rights Movement in the 1960s