HISTORY

Birmingham News has an interesting clip:

A black woman accepted an offer to join one of the University of Alabama’s sororities Monday, marking the first time a black woman has been accepted into a traditionally white sorority at UA.

From the “25 Years Ago” files? Nope. It happened yesterday.

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Comments

  1. Matthew says:

    There was a great New Republic article on Greek segregation at U of Alabama a couple years ago, but it’s now hidden behind the wall of TNR’s subscription service. I’m glad to see progress has been made (though it seems absurd that it’s being made now and not decades ago).

  2. whatever says:

    I’m still waiting for the black fraternaties to admit whites