End of Segregation at University of Alabama

Filed under:
Civil Rights Events
Event date:
Monday, June 11, 2018 (This event repeats every year)
Location:
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Description:

June 11, 1963

Despite the efforts by Governor George Wallace to stand in the doorway at Fostor Auditorium, Wallace steps aside to federal marshals and the Alabama National Guard to allow 2 black students to register at the University of Alabama. This event ends segregation at the school.