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Bantis! College To Admit African Student ATLANTA (UPH—The Christian Index, publication of the Georgia Baptist Convention, said Tuesday that a Negro student from Ghana has applied for admission to all-white Mercer University in Macon, Ga, The Index said the applicant is 'Sam Jerry Oni, a 22-year-old Ta- koradi, Ghana student converted jto Christianity by a missionary: who is a Mercer University graduate. In an editorial, the Index ree- ¡ommended that Oni s application be handied under the policy for admission of foreign students rather than as a Negro. The publication pointed out that Mercer President Dr. Rufus B. Harris has said that he is in favor of admitting qualified Negro students. Harris proposed last October that a study committee re- flwo Are Injured In Brownsville Crash BROWNSVILLE — Mrs. Mae Albright, 69, was admitted to ¡Mercy Hospital Monday afternoon with a broken collarbone and a laceration just above her left ear, and her husband, Edward Andrew Albright, 79, complained of an injured left shoulder after being involved in an accident at 7th and E. Washington. Clifton Johnson Jr., 39, driver of the other car was nor injured. Sgt. Gijhs Cantu, who investigated said damage to the Albricht I car is estimated at SI.000 and S500 to the Johnson vehicle. port back before the end of the present school year on possible integration of Mercer University. Mercer now’ has a number of foreign students bu\ no Negroes A number of state operated college* in Georgia now have Negro students and Emory University, a private institution near Atlanta has desegregated. •

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  1. Valley Morning Star,
  2. 20 Feb 1963, Wed,
  3. Page 7

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