A flower rests on the James Meredith statue Tuesday at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Miss.

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A flower rests on the James Meredith statue Tuesday at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Miss.

Ole Miss frat suspended, students kicked out over noose incident

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OXFORD, Miss. — A fraternity chapter at the University of Mississippi was indefinitely suspended Friday by its national organization and three of its freshman members were kicked out because of their suspected involvement in hanging a noose on a statue of James Meredith, the first black student to enroll in the then all-white college.

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