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From Freedom Summer to Freedom Schools

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

I moved to Mississippi at an extraordinary moment -- just in time to witness firsthand and assist the unfolding of the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer Project.

Reagan's Birthday: No Party Hat and Candles Here

René Bryce-Laporte | Posted 04.12.2014 | Black Voices
René Bryce-Laporte

President Reagan's attitude and actions towards black Americans leaves most of us unable to find him to be a heroic or even sympathetic figure. When the 40th president's birthday comes around, don't expect most of us to break out the party hats and candles.

Barbour-Backed Civil Rights Museum Approved By Mississippi Lawmakers

AP | By SHELIA BYRD | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. -- Lawmakers on Monday approved a bill authorizing the multimillion-dollar construction of two new Mississippi museums – one devo...

Donna Giao Dao, Colorado Springs Woman,

The Denver Post | Howard Pankratz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The death of a woman who until several weeks ago lived in Colorado Springs has "raised the concern of the community," the mayor of Philadelphia, Miss....