Integration at University of Mississippi (31 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Context

On 1 October, James Meredith became the first black student at the University of Mississippi, a visible symbol of integration. Meredith was able to attend classes after 2000 National Guard troops quelled riots.

Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "Integration at University of Mississippi". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5656, accessed 09 December 2016.]


Related Groups

  1. American Civil-Rights Movement in the 1960s