James Meredith: Warrior and the America That Created Him

James Meredith: Warrior and the America That Created Him

James Meredith: Warrior and the America That Created Him

James Meredith: Warrior and the America That Created Him

Synopsis

This book provides an honest look at the life and times of Civil Rights icon James Howard Meredith within the context of the America that created him and his generation.

• Includes information on Meredith's family history that has not previously been available to the general public

• Discusses how America's wealth gap can be closed

• Ideal for high school and college students, history lovers, and readers interested in exploring the Second Reconstruction

• Covers Meredith's 2009 Walk for the Poor and his 2012 Walk for Education & Truth

• Explores Black Power, race riots, poverty, and educational, political, and economic lopsidedness

• Introduces readers to known and unknown participants in the Second Reconstruction

• Features Fannie Lou Hamer, Unita Blackwell, Charles Sherrod, Bob Moses, and Stokely Carmichael

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