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Samaria M. Bailey


Occupation American Medical Technologist Entrepreneur


Samaria (Mitcham) Bailey (born June 29, 1947) in Macon, Georgia was an instrumental figure in the civil rights movement. She was one of the first American females of African descent to be accepted into Mercer University and the first American female of African descent to integrate A. L. Miller Senior High School, an all white female school located in Macon, in 1964. Samaria graduated from Miller H.S. with honors. Her story was featured in the best selling novel, Stem of Jesse: The Costs of Community at a 1960s Southern School by Will D. Campbell and stage play, "Combustible/Burn", written by Andrew Silver.

Bailey sought him out,[1]

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References

  1. ^ Miller 2005, p.111.
  2. ^ Campbell, Will D. (1995). The Stem of Jesse: The Costs of Community at a 1960s Southern School. Macon, Ga.: Mercer University Press. pp. ix, 212 p. 111; 24 cm.. Miller, p.111. ISBN 0865544492.  
  • Campbell, Will D., (2002). "The Stem of Jesse: The Costs of Community at a 1960s Southern School", 111(214). Mercer University Press.
  • Combustible/Burn

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