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Desegregation in Austin

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In a unanimous decision, The University of Texas Board of Regents votes to admit African American undergraduate students starting in the fall semester, 1956. [AF-Segregation-Public Schools-S1700 (1)-University of Texas; The Austin-Statesman, “U.T. Regents Vote To Admit Negroes,” July 08, 1955]