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21 Black Women Invited to Join Sororities at University of Alabama After Controversy8/19/2014
The Associated Press - Annual recruitment has ended for sororities at the University of Alabama with black women making up just 1 percent ...
The university released a breakdown of the 2014 sorority pledge class Saturday amid questions over whether the groups accept blacks as new members. Its numbers showed 2,054 women accepted bids to join sororities. Of those, 190 were minorities — including 21 black women.
The university became embroiled in controversy last year after the student newspaper reported some white sororities rejected blacks as new members because of race. Administrators changed some rules to encourage diversity.