60th Anniversary of UA Desegregation June 14, 2023 Written by Jennifer Brady 1 min read TwitterFacebookLinkedInEmail The University is commemorating this important milestone all year long. The University of Alabama honored the 60th anniversary of the desegregation of UA with events June 11 and 12. Four ceremonial wreaths were held during the observance ceremony at The University of Alabama June 11. UA honored how the events of June 11, 1963 have moved the University forward. Visitors posed with the historic doors of Foster Auditorium that James Hood and Vivian Malone entered in 1963. UA hosted a viewing of the documentary “Crisis” at Foster Auditorium June 12. Attendees participated in a group discussion and viewing of the documentary “Crisis.” UA hosted a public viewing of the documentary “Crisis” at Foster Auditorium June 12. UA hosted a group discussion in Foster Auditorium June 11. UA hosted a viewing of the documentary “Crisis” at Foster Auditorium June 12. Learn More 60 Years Later, University of Alabama Integration Still Resonates June 11, 1963, should be remembered as a day that doors were opened. UA to Commemorate 60th Anniversary of Desegregation A series of events commemorating the 60th anniversary of UA’s desegregation begins June 11.