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This Day in History: First Black Student Enrolls at University of Alabama

Autherine Lucy faced riots and threats to her life, all to desegregate the university

By this day, Autherine Lucy was taking her first classes, facing tremendous challenges, as the…

By Cristie Leondis

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Influential Blacks Who Could Bend Presidents’ Ears

African American leaders whose advise, insights led to groundbreaking change

By BlackEnterprise.com

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