Letter from James Meredith to the U.S. Justice DepartmentFeburary 7, 1961
- What are the hardships and injustices that Meredith has faced in getting an education?
- Why is Meredith writing the Justice Department? What is Meredith asking the Justice Department to do?
Questions for further discussion:
- If you were Robert Kennedy, how would you respond to this letter?
- What specific actions might the Federal Government take in response to Meredith's request?