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What happened to James Meredith’s roommate—the second black person admitted to “Ole Miss”?

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(This fascinating article is reprinted with permission by the author, Pete Eikenberry. The article appeared in the Federal Bar Council Quarterly, a publication to judges and lawyers practicing in the federal courts in New York, Connecticut and Vermont.S short bio for Mr. Eikenberry appears at the end of the article. The photo of Cleve McDowell and Rev. […]

JFK Assassination Author, John Beviliqua, Thanks Colleagues For Research Efforts

John Bevilaqua, authorJFK – The Final Solution (Red Scares, White Power and Blue Death) Let’s hear it for the proverbial ‘Bull in the China Shop’, yours truly, without whose persistence, this entire JFK Conundrum could have gone on for yet another 50 years. And let us thank John Simkin for opening up this thread again […]

Novemember Reminds Me of JFK’s Assassination; A Day Too Hard To Forget

Susan Klopfer is the author of Who Killed Emmett Till? and other books on the history of the modern civil rights movement in the Mississippi Delta. Her new book, The Plan, is a historical fiction novel based on the murders of John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, and other less known civil rights heroes. Readers are taken […]

Haley Barbour’s Yazoo City Also Home To Mississippi’s Most Prominent Lawyer, John Satterfield, Nationally Known Segregationist and Twice President of American Bar Association

John Satterfield Also Prominent in Citizens Councils Legal Wizardry By Susan Klopfer If Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour has some explaining to do over Mississippi’s racist past, one of Barbour’s fellow Yazoo City Rotarians, John Satterfield, would also have the same problem – except that he’s dead, so maybe the American Bar Association could enlighten us. The assassination […]

Klan Protests Song Change at University of Mississippi

Members of the Ku Klux Klan dress in full robes for a protest on the steps of Fulton Chapel at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009.(AP Photo/The Clarion-Ledger, Ryan Moore) The Ku Klux Klan protested before a University of Mississippi and LSU game today. The focus of the Ku Klux […]

At Long Last; Letter of Recommendation, U of Miss. School of Law for Cleve McDowell

Copy of Reference Letter from University of Mississippi School of Law for Cleve McDowell Page 1 Click Here Page 2 Click Here Courtesy School of Law ArchivesUniversity of Mississippi+ + + Cleve McDowell, the first black student to be admitted to the University of Mississippi’s School of Law, was quickly kicked out of the school […]