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Judy Meredith

Judy Meredith Highlights ‘Blasts from the Past’ at UM Keynote

Her documentary about husband James Meredith shown earlier in day FEBRUARY 19, 2023 BY EDWIN B. SMITH AND CLARA TURNAGE Recalling several African American firsts as if they happened only yesterday...
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Dottie Chapman Reed

First Black UM Admissions Counselor Brings History to Light

Q&A with Dottie ‘Quaye’ Chapman Reed FEBRUARY 16, 2023 Dottie “Quaye” Chapman Reed (BA political science 74) was the first Black admissions counselor at the University of Mississippi...
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‘Polaroid Stories’ Tells Greek Myth Through Street Youth

Latest Theatre and Film production features first visiting artist hosted using equity funding FEBRUARY 12, 2023 BY KATHERINE STEWART The first production of the University of Mississippi Department of...
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Logo. Illustration of portal portion of the Civil Rights Monument on the UM campus. Text reads: "60 Years of Integration. Building Upon The Legacy. The University of Mississippi"

Joy Williamson-Lott to Discuss Black Freedom Struggle’s Impact at UM

Respected expert to address activism then and now Feb. 23 FEBRUARY 10, 2023 BY EDWIN B. SMITH A respected expert on the civil rights movement will discuss how the movement came to the University of...
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James Meredith

Black History Month Events to Honor, Empower Changemakers

Judy Meredith to deliver keynote address and host documentary screening FEBRUARY 5, 2023 BY CLARA TURNAGE The University of Mississippi‘s Black History Month celebrations this year coincide with the...
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