The Band Played Dixie: Race and the Liberal Conscience at Ole Miss by Nadine Cohodas
Approx. 108,170 words.
Published on June 25, 2012 by
A penetrating look at the University of Mississippi - ‘Ole Miss’. Nadine Cohodas (author of Spinning Blues Into Gold) covers the institution’s tumultuous racial history, with emphasis on how Ole Miss moved forward from the riot that erupted after James Meredith, the first African-American student, enrolled September 30, 1962. Updated in 2012 for the 50th Anniversary of the integration of Ole Miss.