James Meredith's Life

By msieck
  • James Meredith was born

    James was born and raised near Kosciusko, which is in central Mississippi. He was one of ten children of a farming family.
  • Application to Universtiy of Mississippi

    James Meredith's application was submitted to University of Mississippi.
  • Meredith's Registration

    Two years passed before Meredith's registration in October.
  • Meredith Graduated

  • Earned his Law Degree

    He earned his degree from Columbie University
  • Returned to Mississippi

  • March Against Fear

    This was a march to encourage blacks to register to vote