History of the Black-White Race Issue in the United States with James Meredith.
James Meredith, the first African-American to gain admission to the University of Mississippi and an important civil rights activist, will mark the 45th anniversary of his entrance into the University with an appearance at the Robert H. Jackson Center- Robert H. Jackson Center
James Meredith is best known as the first African-American student of the University of Mississippi. Meredith served in the Air Force from 1951 to 1960. He then attended Jackson State College for two years. In the fall of 1962 Meredith became the first black student at the University of Mississippi. In 1968 Meredith received a LL.B. from Columbia University. Meredith's career has included a run for a congressional seat in 1972 and a stint on the staff of conservative Senator Jesse Helms beginning in 1989.
YES THANK YOU I am in tears I remember JAMES WALKING UP THE STAIRS OF OLE MISS:
MAN am I getting old.... I don`t see enough of James ... MISS HOWARD ZINN, these two would have been a dream of a debate.... I`m speechless thanks.
This Is The Best History Lesson On World History, American History, Black History,i Have Had In My Life Time That Has Made Me Realize Who, What, When, How, Where, And Why We Are In The Situation We Are In Now In This Country. There Are People In This Country Who Are Awakening And People Who Want To Keep Them Unconcious. I Could Always Feel What Is Wrong In This Country But I Could Not Ever Explain What Or Why But Now I Know What I Have Always Felt. Thank You Robert H. Jackson Center For Your Honest Work. Thank You James Meredith For Your Life Works And Sharing It. I Thank God That I Found This History Lesson. I Understand Now.