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In Memoriam: Autherine Lucy Foster, A Critical Figure In The Civil Rights Movement, Dies At 92

Her desire for a second undergraduate degree was cut short after just three days when a mob of racists assaulted her with food, rocks, and other items when she attempted to enter the University of Alabama. Autherine Lucy Foster, who earned a bachelor’s degree in English from historically Black Miles College in 1952, and whose […]