Race riots in Oxford, Mississippi, over enrolment of first black university student (18 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

James H Meredith becomes first black University student to enrol in Mississippi and his enrolment prompts race riots.

Citation:
Editors. "Race riots in Oxford, Mississippi, over enrolment of first black university student ". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=3386, accessed 10 December 2016.]


Related Groups

  1. American Civil-Rights Movement in the 1960s