Texas A&M Cadets to be led by 1st black commander

Nearly a half-century after African-Americans were admitted to predominantly white Texas A&M University, a black student has finally reached the pinnacle of one of its signature organizations. ... Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Sally Lehrman - Apr 12, 2012 - 6:50 PM PDT
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Edited by: Sally Lehrman - Apr 15, 2012 - 10:50 AM PDT

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Sarah Lauderdale
by Sarah Lauderdale - Apr. 15, 2012

The background and context offered within this article covers some of the history of Texas A&M and the background of the featured cadet Alexander. The article focuses on the dates in which the university decided to integrate African Americans and women. The article also informs the reader of other prominent positions held by African Americans at the university. The reader is also informed of the statistics of African American students throughout past years. The origins of the featured cadet are also given within the article. The reader is provided with his hometown and information on his family. This history and context serves to give understanding to Alexanders accomplishments. The low ratings of black college students within ... More »

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