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Black History Month 2016, The Last All-White Alabama University

February 17, 2016


1. This video discusses how a state governor blocked students from entering through the doors of a university. What university was it?

2. Which president ordered Gov. George Wallace to get out of the way and allow the students to enter?

3. What are the names of the first two Black students that finally entered the university once the National Guard made the governor move?

BONUS: What are your thoughts on a state governor doing this and supporting segregation in colleges and universities?