StoryCorps: I Was the First Black Student

This text is a conversation between A.P. Tureaud Jr.‚ the first African-American undergraduate student to attend Louisiana State University‚ and his friend‚ Steven Walkley. The conversation was recorded for StoryCorps‚ a nonprofit oral history organization seeking to collect and preserve the diverse stories of people throughout the United States. 
A.P. Tureaud Jr. and Steven Walkley
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Welcome to Learning for Justice—Formerly Teaching Tolerance!

Our work has evolved in the last 30 years, from reducing prejudice to tackling systemic injustice. So we’ve chosen a new name that better reflects that evolution: Learning for Justice.

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