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Civil Rights Icon James Meredith Speaks at Fulbright Luncheon

Says God is Challenging Black Elders, Mississippians to Change Fate of Black-White Relations

Defiant and steadfast in his insistence that the living God had ordered his steps and tasked him with a mission of spreading His message, civil rights icon James Meredith averred that the future of education and race relations in America as well as the sanctity of the nation’s morality rests in the leadership of Black elders.