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.
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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 22 January 2017.]
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