Tuesday Trivia

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Sep 062004
 
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Q: One of the earliest targets of student activists was racism. In 1963, many lectures were provided for students on the subject of racism in school. Who was the first speaker, and what was relevant about his background?

A: James Meredith was the first invited speaker for anti-racism in 1963, and he was chosen because he was the first African-American student to enroll at the segregated University of Mississippi.

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