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Purdue Renames Residence Halls for Parker Sisters
Frieda and Winifred Parker led the successful campaign to integrate university housing at Purdue University in the late 1940s. In October 2021, Purdue held a dedication ceremony for the newly-named Frieda and Winifred Parker Residence Halls to honor their commitment to the fight for equity and access in education. They are the first buildings on campus to be named for Black alumnae. Watch this documentary to learn about the Parker Sisters.Learn More