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EDUCATION

Read Story Of How First Black Man Who Got Admitted To American University Was Forced To Sit Alone

Below is the heartwarming story of George McLaren, the first black man to be accepted into the University of Oklahoma (OU) and forced to sit in a corner by his white friends.

  8 months ago ago
Read Story Of How First Black Man Who Got Admitted To American University Was Forced To Sit Alone

EDUCATION

The First African-American Black Student at the University of Oklahoma, Among White Students. Photos

George W. McLaurin (September 16, 1887 – September 4, 1968) was an American educator and the University of Oklahoma's first African-American student. McLaurin was a retired professor in Oklahoma City with a master's degree from the University of Kansas. [1] He taught at Langston University, a historically black college, before retiring.

  1 month ago ago
The First African-American Black Student at the University of Oklahoma, Among White Students. Photos