Ole Miss honors James Meredith 60 years after integration


              James Meredith, who in 1962 became the first Black student to enroll at the University of Mississippi, is honored during the first half of an NCAA college football game between Mississippi and Kentucky in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. The university is holding several events this academic year to mark 60 years of integration and to honor Meredith's legacy. (AP Photo/Thomas Graning)
            
              James Meredith, who in 1962 became the first Black student to enroll at the University of Mississippi, is honored during the first half of an NCAA college football game between Mississippi and Kentucky in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. The university is holding several events this academic year to mark 60 years of integration and to honor Meredith's legacy. (AP Photo/Thomas Graning)
            
              James Meredith, who in 1962 became the first Black student to enroll at the University of Mississippi, shakes hands with Ole Miss Chancellor Glenn Boyce while being honored during the first half of an NCAA college football game between Mississippi and Kentucky in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. The university is holding several events this academic year to mark 60 years of integration and to honor Meredith's legacy. (AP Photo/Thomas Graning)
            
              James Meredith, who in 1962 became the first Black student to enroll at the University of Mississippi, is honored during the first half of an NCAA college football game between Mississippi and Kentucky in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. The university is holding several events this academic year to mark 60 years of integration and to honor Meredith's legacy. (AP Photo/Thomas Graning)
            
              James Meredith, who in 1962 became the first Black student to enroll at the University of Mississippi, is honored during the first half of an NCAA college football game between Mississippi and Kentucky in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. The university is holding several events this academic year to mark 60 years of integration and to honor Meredith's legacy. (AP Photo/Thomas Graning)
            
              James Meredith, who in 1962 became the first Black student to enroll at the University of Mississippi, is honored during the first half of an NCAA college football game between Mississippi and Kentucky in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. The university is holding several events this academic year to mark 60 years of integration and to honor Meredith's legacy. (AP Photo/Thomas Graning)
            
              James Meredith, who in 1962 became the first Black student to enroll at the University of Mississippi, shakes hands with Ole Miss Chancellor Glenn Boyce while being honored during the first half of an NCAA college football game between Mississippi and Kentucky in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. The university is holding several events this academic year to mark 60 years of integration and to honor Meredith's legacy. (AP Photo/Thomas Graning)
            
              James Meredith, who in 1962 became the first Black student to enroll at the University of Mississippi, is honored during the first half of an NCAA college football game between Mississippi and Kentucky in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. The university is holding several events this academic year to mark 60 years of integration and to honor Meredith's legacy. (AP Photo/Thomas Graning)
            
              In this photo provided by the University of Mississippi, James Meredith speaks at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Thursday, Sept. 28, 2022, during an event celebrating 60 years of integration. In 1962, Meredith became the first Black student to enroll in the university, and federal marshals escorted him onto the campus as white protesters erupted in violence. (Thomas Graning/University of Mississippi via AP)
            
              In this photo provided by the University of Mississippi, James Meredith, left, speaks to U.S. Marshals Service Director Ronald L. Davis, Thursday, Sept. 28, 2022, at the University of Mississippi during an event celebrating 60 years of integration. At the event, Davis named Meredith an honorary deputy marshal. In 1962, Meredith became the first Black student to enroll in the university, and federal marshals escorted him onto the campus in Oxford, Miss., as white protesters erupted in violence. (Thomas Graning/University of Mississippi via AP)
            
              FILE - James Meredith, whose 1962 enrollment as the first Black student at the University of Mississippi sparked bloody riots, is seen after receiving his bachelor's degree during a  graduation ceremony in Oxford, Miss., Aug. 18, 1963. (AP Photo/Jim Bourdier, File)
            
              In this photo provided by the University of Mississippi, James Meredith speaks at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Thursday, Sept. 28, 2022, during an event celebrating 60 years of integration. In 1962, Meredith became the first Black student to enroll in the university, and federal marshals escorted him onto the campus as white protesters erupted in violence. (Thomas Graning/University of Mississippi via AP)
            
              FILE - James Meredith, center right, is escorted by federal marshals as he appears for his first day of class at the University of Mississippi, in Oxford, Miss., Oct. 1, 1962. Meredith sued to gain admission as the first Black student at the state’s flagship university. Facing resistance from the governor and riots that led to two deaths, Meredith enrolled at Ole Miss under federal court order and protected by U.S. marshals. (AP Photo/File)
Ole Miss honors James Meredith 60 years after integration