FILE - In this June 9, 1963 file photo, James A. Hood 

FILE - In this June 9, 1963 file photo, James A. Hood and Vivian J. Malone of Alabama pose in New York. Alabama Gov. George Wallace said he would personally bar them from registering at the University of Alabama despite a restraining order. Hood, one of the first black students at the University of Alabama, has died. He was 70. Officials at Adams-Buggs Funeral Home in Gadsden said they are handling arrangements for Hood, who died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. Details concerning Hood’s funeral are not complete, funeral home officials said.  (AP Photo/John Lindsay, File)
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FILE - In this June 9, 1963 file photo, James A. Hood and Vivian J. Malone of Alabama pose in New York. Alabama Gov. George Wallace said he would personally bar them from registering at the University of Alabama despite a restraining order. Hood, one of the first black students at the University of Alabama, has died. He was 70. Officials at Adams-Buggs Funeral Home in Gadsden said they are handling arrangements for Hood, who died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. Details concerning Hood’s funeral are not complete, funeral home officials said. (AP Photo/John Lindsay, File)
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