In this Aug. 14, 2012 photograph, James Meredith, the first black student to integrate the University of Mississippi in 1962 speaks about his latest book at a Jackson, Miss., book store

 

              In this Aug. 14, 2012 photograph, James Meredith, the first black student to integrate the University of Mississippi in 1962 speaks about his latest book at a Jackson, Miss., book store
In this Aug. 14, 2012 photograph, James Meredith, the first black student to integrate the University of Mississippi in 1962 speaks about his latest book at a Jackson, Miss., book store. The book outlines his impression of race relations, integration and the statue the university erected to commemorate his integration of the liberal arts school. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)