Perkins Led the Way: The Story of Desegregation at Southern Methodist University.

Merrimon Cuninggim.
Perkins Led the Way: The Story of Desegregation at Southern Methodist University.
Dallas: Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, 1994.

This booklet written by former Dean Merrimon Cuninggim of Perkins School of Theology relates the story of how Southern Methodist University (SMU) became the first major educational institution in the South to desegregate voluntarily. Originally published in 1994 with a grant from Lilly Endowment Inc., the booklet was reprinted in 2009 in celebration of the Rev. Dr. A. Cecil Williams receiving the 2009 Southern Methodist University Distinguished Alumnus Award. To read the entire booklet, click here.

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Perkins Led the Way: The Story of Desegregation at Southern Methodist University.