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James Meredith talks about his...

James Meredith talks about his formative years in Bigger Pie Forum podcast

By: Frank Corder - November 28, 2022

Learn more about the Mississippi civil rights icon.

Bigger Pie Forum’s Ashby Foote and Charles Grayson recently sat down with Mississippi’s own James Meredith to hear about his fascinating life story.

Most know Meredith from when he became the first black student admitted to the University of Mississippi in 1962 but little has been said about his upbringing, his childhood and his military service as a young adult.

Listen as BPF dives into Meredith’s formative years growing up in North Mississippi in their latest podcast.

Click here to listen to the full episode.


Submitted by Bigger Pie Forum – Promoting market-driven economic growth for a bigger and brighter Mississippi. Learn more about BPF here.

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Frank Corder

Frank Corder is a native of Pascagoula. For nearly two decades, he has reported and offered analysis on government, public policy, business and matters of faith. Frank’s interviews, articles, and columns have been shared throughout Mississippi as well as in national publications such as the Daily Caller. He is a frequent guest on radio and television, providing insight and commentary on the inner workings of the Magnolia State. Frank has served his community in both elected and appointed public office, hosted his own local radio and television programs, and managed private businesses all while being an engaged husband and father. Email Frank: