Meredith & the Media: The Legacy of a Riot
The Overby Center will host Meredith and the Media: The Legacy of a Riot Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 5:30 p.m., featuring Dr. Kathleen Wickham, Curtis Wilkie and Sidna Brower, the Daily Mississippian editor in 1962. Journalist Jesse Holland will moderate.
Copies of the commemorative book “James Meredith: Breaking the Barrier” will be available for purchase after both events.
The book, edited by Wickham, is also available for purchase at Barnes and Noble for $15. It features chapters written by Meredith, Brower, Wilkie, Marquita Smith, Holland, William Doyle, Dorothy Gilliam, William Winter, Henry Gallagher and Wickham.
For assistance related to a disability for this event, contact Michelle Martin at 662-915-7146 or email@example.com
Written by LaReeca Rucker