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10/21/2013 09:22 am ET

University Of Alabama Desegregates Sororities, But Some Students Say Racism Persists (VIDEO)

The University of Alabama finally desegregated their sororities this fall, but that doesn't mean racism has been erased on campus.

That's what members of The Mallet Assembly emphasized in short documentary from Vice's trip to Tuscaloosa. The Mallet Assembly is an intellectual living society that was originally formed in 1961 in part to push the university to desegregate. The group was involved in efforts this fall to end the segregation at sororities on campus.

"I'm slightly concerned that now it looks potentially to the national media like the problem is solved, and the University of Alabama's not racist after all, that's not the case," Henry Perkins, a Mallet Assembly member, said in the documentary. "There's much more work we need to do."

UA sororities did offer bids to 11 black women in September, of which four accepted, according to USA Today. After an arrangement with the university administration, sororities will now have open continuous bidding, meaning they could admit members throughout the year and so more women of color could be admitted.

Watch the Vice mini-documentary "Black, White & Greek" in the video above.

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