October 1, 2012 Fifty years ago Monday, James Meredith became the first black student enrolled in the University of Mississippi. His attendance sparked a violent uprising on campus, requiring President Kennedy to send National Guard and Army troops. The deadly uprising marked a turning point in the civil rights movement.
September 28, 2012 In 1962, chaos broke out at the University of Mississippi after an African-American student named James Meredith tried to enroll. Tell Me More guest host Celeste Headlee looks back with Meredith's niece, Meredith McGee, and history professor Frank Lambert, who was also a student at Ole Miss.
September 27, 2012 CPRThe city is surprisingly diverse, with more than 90 languages spoken in its public schools. Local officials and residents are working to turn that diversity into an economic advantage — but creating a sense of community among such diverse groups is no small challenge.