ERIC Number: EJ612428
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Breaking the Fraternity Color Bar: UConn Led the Way.
Smith, Jim H.
Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, n28 p114-15 Sum 2000
In 1950, members of the University of Connecticut's Phi Epsilon Pi fraternity defied their national organization and insisted on pledging their class president, Al Rogers, an African American student. After mounting pressure, the national organization relented and allowed Rogers to join. This article presents the story of Rogers' life, education, and career. (SM)
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