KGOU interviews Cheryl Elizabeth Brown Wattley, author of “A Step toward Brown v. Board of Education: Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher and Her Fight to End Segregation”.
Seventy years ago, a 21-year-old woman named Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher walked into the University of Oklahoma’s admissions office to apply for law school. She was immediately turned down because of the color of her skin. He didn’t agree with the decision, but OU president George Lynn Cross had no choice but to deny the request, since state law mandated the segregation of public educational institutions. Read more and listen to the interview here…http://bit.ly/25NIq6P
Read more about the book here…http://bit.ly/1RYakzJ