racial segregation

George Wallace Jr. Upset Over Removal of Father’s Name

(AP Photo/File) BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The son of former Alabama Gov. George Wallace on Wednesday criticized a move to strip his father’s name from a campus building over his support of racial segregation. George Wallace Jr. said the recent decision by trustees at the University of Alabama at Birmingham reflected only one part of the life of his late…

Gov. George Wallace’s Name Removed Off UAB Building Due to 1960s Support of Racial Segregation

FILE – In this June 11, 1963 file photo, Gov. George Wallace blocks the entrance to the University of Alabama as he turned back a federal officer attempting to enroll two black students at the university campus in Tuscaloosa, Ala.  (AP Photo/File) The University of Alabama at Birmingham has removed the name of four-term governor and presidential candidate George C….