04/29/2014 02:33 pm ET Updated Apr 29, 2014

University Of Alabama's Sororities Remain Mostly Segregated



That was the response from an auditorium of 200 University of Alabama Kappa Delta sorority members who, this past fall, were called together to freely and openly discuss ongoing racial diversity issues within their chapter and the campus Greek system as a whole.

Standing before the podium, UA senior and fellow Kappa Delta sister Kirkland Back scanned the assembly for raised hands. Two minutes had passed, Back said, and there wasn’t a gesture in sight. Dead air filled the room.

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