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James and Judy Meredith at statue dedication
MFP Voices

My Husband James Meredith Was Gunned Down for Defying Racism But Keeps Stepping

It’s like it happened yesterday. Fifty-five years ago, I was watching the news in my parents’ home in Gary, Ind., when I saw the news that James Meredith had been shot. I couldn’t know then that some day I’d be married to the man gunned down in the middle of a Mississippi road for demanding equality for Black Americans.

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