Monthly Archives: September 2012

Prayers of the People

Every Sunday, we read the “Prayers of the People” aloud in church. Today’s “Prayers” were specifically written for the fiftieth anniversary of James Meredith’s arrival to the campus of Ole Miss. They are so powerful, so eloquent, and so timely … Continue reading

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Fifty-two years ago today, James Howard Meredith was escorted onto the campus of Ole Miss by federal marshals. He wanted to be a student there. Hell-on-earth in the form of tear gas, bulldozersĀ and gunfire would ensue. Two people would die. … Continue reading

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