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Sometimes, Even College Administrators Act like Freshmen

Jason A. Peterson

in Full Court Press: Mississippi State University, the Press, and the Battle to Integrate College Basketball

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496808202
eISBN:
9781496808240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808202.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on Mississippi’s first colligate venture into integrated competition, the creation of the unwritten law, and the first challenges to the gentlemen’s agreement. Jones County ... More


We’ll Stay at Home and Tell Everybody We’re the Best

Jason A. Peterson

in Full Court Press: Mississippi State University, the Press, and the Battle to Integrate College Basketball

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496808202
eISBN:
9781496808240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808202.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter analyzes the press coverage of Mississippi State’s 1958-59 SEC championship season and the subsequent debate surrounding the team’s possible entry into the integrated NCAA tournament. ... More


Is There Anything Wrong with Five White Boys Winning the National Championship?

Jason A. Peterson

in Full Court Press: Mississippi State University, the Press, and the Battle to Integrate College Basketball

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496808202
eISBN:
9781496808240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808202.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines Mississippi State’s third consecutive SEC championship and the onslaught of debate from Mississippi’s press surrounding the merits of integrated competition. Like its past ... More


This Is the Biggest Challenge to Our Way of Life Since the Reconstruction

Jason A. Peterson

in Full Court Press: Mississippi State University, the Press, and the Battle to Integrate College Basketball

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496808202
eISBN:
9781496808240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808202.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines Mississippi State’s fourth straight SEC championship and the team’s first appearance in the integrated NCAA tournament. The journalistic debate surrounding the 1963 Bulldogs ... More


I’ve Made My Last Trip to Places like Mississippi

Jason A. Peterson

in Full Court Press: Mississippi State University, the Press, and the Battle to Integrate College Basketball

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496808202
eISBN:
9781496808240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808202.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter takes a closer look at the decision by the State College Board to eliminate the unwritten law, the first appearance of integrated basketball in the Magnolia State with the 1966 addition ... More


Conclusion

Jason A. Peterson

in Full Court Press: Mississippi State University, the Press, and the Battle to Integrate College Basketball

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496808202
eISBN:
9781496808240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808202.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter serves as a summary of the evidence presented in the previous sections of the book and reiterates the evolutionary change that journalism in the Magnolia State underwent from the 1955 ... More


Introduction

Jason A. Peterson

in Full Court Press: Mississippi State University, the Press, and the Battle to Integrate College Basketball

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496808202
eISBN:
9781496808240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808202.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter serves as an overview of the book, beginning with the social climate of Mississippi in the aftermath of the 1954 Brown vs. Board of Education decision. From there, the chapter includes a ... More


Invisible Man and the Politics of Love

Robert Butler

in The New Territory: Ralph Ellison and the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496806796
eISBN:
9781496806833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496806796.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Robert Butler’s “Invisible Man and the Politics of Love” rebuts the critique of Ellison as insufficiently engaged politically and alienated from authentic black culture, voiced most recently in ... More


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