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oni 17 - IS egro (wets Support h rom Student Paper...
IS egro (wets Support h rom Student Paper MACON, Ga. (UPD — The stu- dent newspaper at Mercer Uni- versity yesterday editorially urg ed the admission of a Negro ap piieant from Ghana. The paper said if the Baptist institution denied the application of Sam Jerry Oni on racial; grounds “it will take a remark-: able hit of sophistrv to explain j to all converts and potential eon-! j verts of Baptist missionaries why j we want to save them but not educate them.” Oni’s application has been referred referred to a special committee that is drafting an official policy re-; jgarding desegregation.

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  1. Lubbock Avalanche-Journal,
  2. 26 Feb 1963, Tue,
  3. Page 32

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