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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Richert, Lucas Paul. "Integration at University of Mississippi". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[, accessed 01 December 2015.]

Related Groups

  1. American Civil-Rights Movement in the 1960s