In a case that lasted only 10 minutes, Wendell Wilkie Gunn, with the help of famed civil rights attorney Fred Gray, obtained a court order demanding that he be allowed to enroll at what is now the University of North Alabama. He did so on September 11, 1963 and graduated in 1965.
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A member of the university’s football team used a racial slur on Twitter when the NBC Television network preempted a football game to cover President Obama’s speech at the memorial for victims of the Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting.
Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.