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The U.S. Supreme court declares racially segregated facilities for graduate schools unconstitutional
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Denied admission to the University of Texas School of Law because of his race, Heman Marion Sweatt sues with the help of the NAACP. In deciding the case of Sweatt v. Painter, the U.S. Supreme Court orders the integration of The University of Texas School of Law as well as UT's Graduate School.

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