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Article written by an African-American native of Mississippi residing in Buffalo, N.Y., detailing the poor quality of life among New York's African-American population and imploring members of the community, including James Meredith, to take action to improve it. The author also condemns leaders of the Civil Rights movement as criminals and publicity-seekers.; Source: Oxford Eagle

Subject Headings (Library of Congress)

Meredith, James, 1933-; Mississippi -- Race relations; African Americans -- Mississippi -- Social conditions -- 20th century; African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social conditions --20th century

Relational Format

newspaper article

Original Format

clippings (information artifacts); letters to the editor

Original Collection

James W. Silver Collection. Archives and Special Collections. University of Mississippi Libraries.


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Former Miss. Negro Gives advice to residents



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