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First African-American student applies to OU, paves way for future generations

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OKLAHOMA CITY - In 1946, Ada Sipuel Fisher applied for admission to the University of Oklahoma.

She was the first African-American to do so, even though it was against the law for blacks to go to school with whites in the State of Oklahoma.