School of Journalism and New Media

The University of Mississippi

Walking the Walk, Remembering the Past

Posted on: October 1st, 2012 by

Ole Miss is remembering the 50th anniversary of integration, but amid the speeches and ceremonies, some details of that historic day may be lost.

Reporters Margaret Anderson, Brittany Shields, and Kaylah Johnson retraced James Meredith’s steps on his first day of class and found a story of fear, courage, and hope.