This March 12, 2017 photo shows a statue of James Meredith on the campus of the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Miss., walking through a structure engraved with the words opportunity, courage, perseverance and knowledge. Meredith was the first African-American student to enroll at the university and riots erupted on campus in 1962 over his enrollment.
This March 12, 2017 photo shows a statue of James Meredith on the campus of the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Miss., walking through a structure engraved with the words opportunity, courage, perseverance and knowledge. Meredith was the first African-American student to enroll at the university and riots erupted on campus in 1962 over his enrollment. Beth J. Harpaz AP file
This March 12, 2017 photo shows a statue of James Meredith on the campus of the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Miss., walking through a structure engraved with the words opportunity, courage, perseverance and knowledge. Meredith was the first African-American student to enroll at the university and riots erupted on campus in 1962 over his enrollment. Beth J. Harpaz AP file