* Author, An American Insurrection: The Battle of Oxford, Mississippi, 1962 (Doubleday, 2001)
* Black Lieutenant in the Army's Second Battle Group 23rd Infantry Division, October, 1962 (one of the officers who lead a rifle platoon onto the town square of Oxford, MS)
* Researcher, The Civil Rights Project, Harvard University
* Professor of Public Policy, George Mason University
Forty years ago, James Meredith became the first black man to enroll at Ole Miss. What's the legacy of the movement he helped to start? And why, four decades later are some southern schools becoming less diverse? Desegregation and resegregation.