Hundreds Of University Of Alabama Students Marched Against Segregated Sororities

“So amazed at today, and incredibly hopeful for the future.”

1. Wednesday morning, several hundred University of Alabama students marched from the university library to the administration building.

3. University of Alabama President Judy Bonner released a video statement saying that the university doesn’t tolerate any discrimination on campus.

The chapter members are ready to move forward. The University of Alabama will support them in every way possible. We will work extremely hard to remove any barriers that they perceive. If we are going to adequately prepare our students to compete in the global society, we simply must make systemic and profound changes.

4. The discovery of institutional racism within the Greek system was first made public in a piece by the school’s newspaper, The Crimson White.

6. It also revealed that the last black student to pledge a non-black sorority was in 2003.

8. The Associated Press spoke to Yardena Wolf, a 19-year-old sophomore and member of Alpha Omicron Pi.

10. A lot of students who come to the University Of Alabama from out-of-state say they’re shocked by how much institutional racism they encounter.

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