James Meredith

Back in February, members of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity hung a noose around the neck of a statute erected in honor of the University of Mississippi’s first Black student, James Meredith. The national headquarters of the fraternity announced Thursday that it will shut down the chapter at Ole Miss, and the legal futures of […]

A nationally-known fraternity at the University of Mississippi has suspended three of its members who are suspected of defiling a statue of the school’s first Black student. A trio of Sigma Phi Epsilon members allegedly hung a noose around the statue of civil rights pioneer James Meredith and are currently facing expulsion.