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How Mississippi Burning Helped Get Justice for Slain Civil Rights Workers

Sir Alan Parker | Posted 04.29.2014 | Black Voices
Sir Alan Parker

Sometimes, a film can inspire others to seek and achieve justice 41 years later for those three, very young men who were murdered on that red-dirt road in Mississippi.

Did A Notorious KKK Member Give Legal Power To His Black Cellmate?

AP | HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 08.14.2012 | Black Voices

JACKSON, Miss. -- A black man says Edgar Ray Killen, a reputed Ku Klux Klan behind bars for the 1960s deaths of three civil rights workers in Mississi...

'Mississippi Burning' Klansman Confessed To Murders: Inmate

Posted 12.02.2011 | Crime

Edgar Ray Killen, who was convicted of killing three civil rights workers in 1964, allegedly wrote confessions to a former inmate, but the reputed Kla...