In the Media Tag: Alvin Crawford

UTHSC College of Medicine African-American alumni reunion to celebrate trailblazers

The Commercial Appeal

Segregation led to isolation for Alvin Crawford while attending the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine in the early 1960s. Crawford couldn’t attend class parties and had difficulty finding other students at the Memphis school willing to study with him in the era of Jim Crow. But that didn’t stop him from… Read More