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Their Story

The pioneering African American students who were admitted to Florida State in the 1960's were among the best and the brightest. They understood the hurdles before them, but heroically stepped up to the challenge in hopes of forging social change. Their talents, hard work and unwavering determination helped them achieve the ideal of total integration-academic, athletic and social assimilation into the university community.

Your Story

We want to know your story! Whether you lived through it or have come to recognize the opportunities it has provided you, share your reflections and experiences here.