Integration at University of Mississippi (31 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)


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.

Richert, Lucas Paul. "Integration at University of Mississippi". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[, accessed 25 October 2016.]

Related Groups

  1. American Civil-Rights Movement in the 1960s