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Vandals put noose on Ole Miss statue of James Meredith; he speaks out
Vandals put noose on Ole Miss statue of James Meredith; he speaks out

James Meredith, a civil rights icon whose enrollment at the University of Mississippi broke a racial barrier in 1962, has one thing to say to the vandals who desecrated his campus statue by putting a noose around its neck and draping it with a controversial flag. "That just clearly shows that we’re not training our children like the Bible says," Meredith, 80, told the Los Angeles Times from his Mississippi home Tuesday. "They don’t know right and wrong, good and bad and how to apply it to life." Meredith was honored with the bronze statue in the center of the University of Mississippi campus in 2006, and university officials said it had never before been...

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