Oxford’s diverse culture is seen in its farmers markets and art festivals.
In the wake of the recent defiling of the James Meredith statue at the University of Mississippi, news editor Jonathan Scott writes a column that praises the Oxford Board of Aldermen for adopting a Diversity Resolution and suggests several steps state leaders need to make to improve Mississippi’s image as a place that is more open to diversity. (March 14, 2014, Page 4A)
The city of Oxford adopted a resolution Tuesday, pledging to reject discrimination of any kind. (March 5, 2014, Page 1, 2)
The local chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will honor three people who have devoted much of their lives to helping others and promoting diversity in Oxford and Lafayette County during a banquet March 15 at the Lafayette Civic Center. (March 4, 2014, Page 1)
Terry Haller writes about the response he got from Rep. Alan Nunnelee’s office recently about Republicans preparing to take on Hilary Clinton in the presidential race in 2016, while Rohini Patel writes about Miss America Nina Davuluri and how we still have a ways to go in this country when it comes to decency and dealing with diversity. (January 29, 2014, Page 4)
Rohini Patel writes about Miss America Nina Davuluri and how we still have a ways to go in this country when it comes to accepting and dealing with diversity. (January 27, 2014, Page 4)
Board tries to find right words to hire more minorities. (September 26, 2013, Page 1)
Oxford School Board members asked the district to find ways to increase diversity when approving the new hires on Monday. (July 23, 2013, Page 2)