We Are Texas East Mall Project

The first cohort of Black undergraduates, who refer to themselves as the Precursors,
started classes in 1956.

Ursula Rogers/Voces Oral History Center.

Michael Glaspie, Sr.

Michael Glaspie, Sr. entered UT in 1964.

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Precursors Oral Histories Project


Photographed and interviewed on May 15, 2022 at the Moody School of Communications, UT Austin, Austin, Texas.