University of Alabama orders sororities to end race discrimination

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The University of Alabama is ordering changes in its sorority system amid charges of discrimination in the Greek-letter organizations, which the administration acknowledged Tuesday are segregated by race.

President Judy Bonner mandated that sororities belonging to a campus association composed of white sororities begin a recruitment process in which new members can be added at any time. She also expanded the maximum size of the groups to 360 people, to increase the chances of prospective members.

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