UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

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Identifier

35160004384294

Creation Date

12-24-1962

Subject—Names

James Meredith

Subject—Topics

Civil Rights Movement; Education

Description

Chicago: James Meredith, the first Negro to enter the University of Miss., told a news conference here 12/24 that he is determined to remain at Ole Miss despite the shooting of his father's home at Kosciusko, Miss. Meredith had planned to spend Christmas in Chicago but a shotgun blast at his father's home forced him to cancel his plans and return to Mississippi.

Format

BW Photograph, 10" x 8"

Source

United Press International

Keywords

African Americans, history, United States, prejudice, desegregation, civil rights movement, Black Panthers

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