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Mercer to commission permanent sculpture honoring school history of integration

Mercer to commission permanent sculpture honoring school history of integration
June 19, 2020
Underwood “believes it’s fitting to tell that story through permanent sculpture in a prominent location on campus to provide inspiration and a reminder that we still have much work to do in order to achieve racial justice. Now is the time to get this done.”

Sam Oni’s speech inspires a future without discrimination

February 23, 2011

Says Oni, “I do not want to dwell too much on the negatives or the past.” This is a pretty incredible statement, given Mr. Oni’s experiences. Mr. Oni’s college roommate, Dr. Don Baxter, tells...

Mercer celebrates 120th annual Founders’ Day

Mercer celebrates 120th annual Founders’ Day
February 23, 2011

[singlepic id=14 w=460 h=height float=none] [nggallery id=2] Mercer's first black student, Sam Oni, reunited with his white college roommate, Don Baxter, to deliver a message of racial reconciliation...

Mercer’s first black student, white roommate speak at Founders’ Day

Mercer’s first black student, white roommate speak at Founders’ Day
February 16, 2011

[singlepic id=14 w=460 h=height float=none] [nggallery id=2] Mercer's first black student, Sam Oni, reunited with his white college roommate, Don Baxter, to deliver a message of racial reconciliation...

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