James Meredith

James Meredith is a civil-rights icon who hates the term “civil rights.” It’s as if civil rights were somehow set apart from – well, rights. “When it comes to my rights as an American citizen, and yours, I am a triumphalist and an absolutist. Anything less is an insult,” said the black man who 50 […]

On October 1, 1962 James Meredith became the first African American student to enroll at the University of Mississippi. See the historical footage from this day here.

On October 1, 1962 James Meredith became the first African American student to enroll at the University of Mississippi. See the historical footage from this day here.