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James Meredith - Quotes

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Nothing could be more insulting to me than the concept of civil rights. It means perpetual second-class citizenship for me and my kind.

Nothing could be more insulting to me than the concept of civil rights. It means perpetual second-class citizenship for me and my kind.

My answer to the racial problem in America is to not deal with it at all. The founding fathers dealt with it when they made the Constitution. ---->>>

I considered myself engaged in a war from Day One. And my objective was to force the federal government - the Kennedy administration at that time - into a position where they would have to use the United States military force to enforce my rights as a citizen. ---->>>

Liberal whites are the greatest enemy of African Americans. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 06-25, 1933
Birthplace: Kosciusko, Mississippi
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Occupation: Celebrity
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James Howard Meredith (born June 25, 1933) is a 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 Civil Rights Movement (wikipedia)