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www.history.com/topics/us-states/mississippi

Mississippi seceded from the Union in 1861 and suffered greatly during the American Civil War. Despite the abolition of slavery, racial discrimination endured in Mississippi, and the state was a battleground of the Civil Rights Movement in the mid-20th century. In the early 21st century, Mississippi ranked among America's ...

www.independent.co.uk/travel/americas/mississippi-civil-rights-museum-jackson-opening-date-address-us-national-history-racism-state-flag-a8092976.html

Dec 6, 2017 ... It's soaked into the flagstones where the 37-year-old civil rights campaigner – who led efforts for desegregation and black voter registration in ... “We lived it. Some of them died with it. The rest of Mississippi needs to know about it,” she told reporters. Mississippi was infamously the location for some of the ...

www.npr.org/2017/12/09/568642929/uncomfortable-mississippi-civil-rights-museum-aims-to-face-past-move-forward

Dec 9, 2017 ... "I want them to feel uncomfortable. So they can ... Blount said the civil rights museum brings a deeper focus to the 30-year period when Mississippi was at the center of the movement. .... Illuminating storytelling, deep investigations, intriguing discoveries - these are the NPR stories you don't want to miss.

give2mississippimuseums.com

In December 2017, the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum opened in celebration of the state's bicentennial. The Two Mississippi Museums is a ... We want you to be a partner in this historic project for our state and hope you will join us as Mississippi makes history. For tickets, hours of ...

www.crmvet.org/info/voter_ms.pdf

It is a trueism of the era that as you travel from the north to the south the deeper grows the racism, the worse the poverty ... lynched or assassinated each year in Mississippi since the 1880s. In 1961, less than ...... numbers want to vote but are denied the right to do so, and that the white segregationists elected to office do not ...

www.mdwfp.com/media/news/education-outreach/right-on-target

Apr 5, 2018 ... The girls were part of the Simpson Central archery club that won the Archery in Mississippi Schools (AIMS) 2A public middle school state championship in 2017 and finished eighth in a national competition in Louisville, Ky., in May. They will be competing at this year's event as freshmen at Mendenhall High.

www.vox.com/identities/2017/12/9/16752228/trump-mississippi-civil-rights-museum

Dec 9, 2017 ... After President Trump departs, we encourage all Mississippians and Americans to visit this historic civil rights museum. https://t.co/cXo11eGHZw ... While several black lawmakers earlier this year expressed openness to dealing with the administration, Trump's failure to follow up with legislators, the pursuit ...

mcrm.mdah.ms.gov

Opening on December 9, 2017, the museum promotes a greater understanding of the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement and its impact by highlighting the strength and sacrifices of its people. About the Museum ... Experience the spirit of the movement when you visit with your church or community group. Book a Group Visit.

www.nytimes.com/2017/12/18/arts/design/jackson-mississippi-civil-rights-museum-medgar-evers.html

Dec 18, 2017 ... In the decades prior to the Civil War, Mississippi had thriving slave markets in towns across the state. An 1858 poster advertising “One Hundred Negroes for Sale,” on display in the Civil Rights Museum, has the chipper tone of a supermarket flier, assuring potential customers that “we will be in receipt of ...