On this day in 1963, Governor George Wallace blocked the door of Foster Auditorium at the University of Alabama in a symbolic attempt to keep his inaugural promise to stop the desegregation of the state's only remaining all-white university.
To learn more about George Wallace and his stand in the schoolhouse door, try the following resources:
All of my posts on Civil Rights can be found here.
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My name is Angela Zorn. I work full-time as an educator at Bullitt Central High School in suburban Kentucky where I teach AP US History and AP US Government & Politics. In addition, I provide training & consulting services throughout the United States.