Civil Rights Student James Meredith (1963)

    James Howard Meredith (born June 25, 1933) is an American Civil Rights Movement figure, writer, political adviser and Air Force veteran. In 1962, he became the first African-American student admitted to the segregated University of Mississippi, after the intervention of the federal government, an event that was a flashpoint in the African American Civil […]

ALABAMA COLLECTION: Jim Peppler – “March Against Fear” (1966)

Woman holding a baby and an American flag, standing with a group of people during the “March Against Fear” begun by James Meredith. Photographer: Jim Peppler File Name Q20569 Digital image order form: http://www.archives.alabama.gov/photo_order_form.pdf http://www.archives.alabama.gov