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August 18, 1963

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James Meredith ~ (the first Black person admitted to the University of Mississippi) graduates from University of Mississippi (Category : People)
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James Meredith

In the image: James Meredith walking to class with U.S. marshals as escorts.

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Comment posted by molly on Saturday, August 18, 2007 1:08 PM
For anyone who is interested in reading more about the enigma of James Meredith, here is a reference of an interesting article I recently read:

The Dilemmas and Demons of James Meredith
Paul Hendrickson
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, No. 40 (Summer, 2003), pp. 91-94

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