Herman Marion Sweatt
denied admission to the University of Texas School of Law in 1946- admitted as the first black man at the University of Texas Law School
Sweatt vs. Painter
a U. S supreme case that successfully proved lack of equality in favor of a black applicant- granted black admission to UT
Texas Southern University
opened as a result of the Sweatt vs. Painter case; created a law school just for black students but it was NOT "separate but equal"
First African Americans admitted to the University of Texas
This spirit organization participated in minstrelsy and blackface
Dr. Ervin S. Perry/Sep. 1,1964
First black faculty member at UT in what year
suit seeking racial desegration of all University dormitories was filed in Federal Court- Wed.
Leroy Sanders, Sherryl Griffin, Maudie Ates