Integration at University of Mississippi

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Historical Context Note


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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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 31 August 2015.]


Related Groups

  1. American Civil-Rights Movement in the 1960s