Dr. James Meredith signs his book for a fan at the college cafetorium at J.F. Drake State Technical College for Black History Month Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 in Huntsville, Ala. The 79-year-old Meredith graduated in 1963 from Ole Miss - where he enrolled in school under military escort ordered by U.S. Attorney General Robert Kennedy. (AP Photo/AL.com, Eric Schultz)
CORINTH, Miss. (AP) — James Meredith, a leader of desegregation of the University of Mississippi in the 1960s, will be in Corinth on Thursday for a presentation and book-signing.
The Daily Corinthian reports Meredith will sign his memoir, "A Mission from God," at 3 p.m. at the Corinth Library.
Then at 6 p.m., he will lead a discussion at the St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church, 1000 Scott St.
St. Mark Pastor Kim Ratliff said Meredith's presentation is open to the public.