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Ole Miss Fall and Silent Spring – 50 years later

Columnist Milly West shares memories and lessons learned after 50 years. (October 5, 2012, Page 3B)

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    Panel recalls riots at UM

    Five people that were eyewitnesses to the Sept. 30, 1962 riots during the enrollment of James Meredith to Ole Miss and the integration of the formerly closed society, shared their memories on a panel on Wednesday. (September 28, 2012, Page 1A, 3A)

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      Recalling Oxford’s other integration story

      Senior Staff Writer Lucy Schultze takes a look at Oxford’s other integration story from the past – when community and school leaders came together to work out differences in the integration of the local public schools system. (September 27, 2012, Page 4)

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        Meredith talks about his mission

        James Meredith shared with the Oxford EAGLE his thoughts on the 50th anniversary, God, family and more. Read the in-depth conversation with in the EAGLE. (September 26, 2012, Page 1, 8)

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          Integration leader dies at 79

          The woman who took the issue of Oxford schools’ integration to federal court died Saturday at her home in Oxford. Called “the Fannie Lou Hamer of Lafayette County,” Mildred Quarles was an outspoken leader during the local struggle for the integration of public schools — brought to a head when she placed her own son’s name on the federal lawsuit filed against Oxford city schools in 1969. (March 16, 2010, Page 2A)

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