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April 21, 2004 | From Times Wire Reports
The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa apologized to the descendants of slaves who were owned by faculty members or who worked on campus in the years before the Civil War. The apology, approved by the faculty senate, was the first at the university, which was founded in 1831.
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April 21, 2004 | From Times Wire Reports
The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa apologized to the descendants of slaves who were owned by faculty members or who worked on campus in the years before the Civil War. The apology, approved by the faculty senate, was the first at the university, which was founded in 1831.
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July 21, 1988 | GREGORY GONZALEZ, Times Staff Writer
A glance at the rosters of Saturday's 6:30 p.m. Shrine All-Star Football Classic at the Rose Bowl reveals a provincial quality in California prep football players. Only three of the 63 players on both rosters will be going to schools east of the Mississippi River. Few will go east of the Colorado River. And only one is heading to the Deep South: Charles Gardner of Carson High School, on his way to football country--the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa.
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July 26, 1998 | KALPANA SRINIVASAN, ASSOCIATED PRESS
In 1967, Clarence Dunnaville Jr. left a high-profile New York law job and headed south, planning to help translate new civil rights laws into progress for black people. Soon, when he asked a Mississippi constable for help, he learned the hazards of the legal profession. The police officer "put a shotgun in my face and ran me out of town," said Dunnaville, now a private attorney in Richmond, Va. "It was very tense at the time."
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