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James Alexander Ventress, the namesake of Ventress Hall on the University of Mississippi’s campus, authored the bill to establish the university in 1840. He was also a slave owner. Nicka Sewell-Smith, a genealogist from Bolivar, Tennessee, is the great-great-granddaughter of Easter Parker, a slave owned...

The empty lot on Fraternity Row between Pi Kappa Phi and Phi Delta Theta has a history unknown to many students. The property still belongs to a National...

Willie Goolsby began cutting hair more than 50 years ago and has owned and operated Goolsby Hair World since 1968. Although the shop now serves a multicultural...

Before the dust even began to settle around Ed Meek’s offensive Facebook post, the university had taken a public stance and the student body had made...

The issue of campus climate has been front and center in our community this semester, including this week’s publication of the report titled “Microaggressions...

Almost exactly two years ago, a white man connected to the university made a racist Facebook post that garnered national attention and sparked conversation...

On Jan. 31, the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation announced its relocation to Jackson, reconstituting it as an independent nonprofit organization...

Provost Noel Wilkin and Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter addressed the Faculty Senate on Tuesday night about the image of the university and commented on a quote...

Four UM sociology professors have published a report titled “Microaggressions at the University of Mississippi,” which analyzes nearly 1,400 entries...

The great-granddaughter of anti-lynching activist and investigative journalist Ida B. Wells-Barnett is publicly supporting a campus movement to explore...