New York, NY
G.w. Mclaurin, The First African
Photograph - Photograph
G.W. McLaurin, the first African American admitted to pursue a doctorate in education at the University of Oklahoma was forced to sit, eat and study separated from other students. This treatment ended when a court ruled it unlawfully deprived McLaurin to the equal protection of the laws as required by the Fourteenth Amendment. 1948.
December 5th, 2011
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