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The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi
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The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Ted Ownby

Abstract

Based on new research and combining multiple scholarly approaches, this book’s chapters tell new stories about the civil rights movement in the state most resistant to change. Chapters raise questions about how civil rights organizing took place. Three pairs of chapters address African Americans’ and whites’ stories on education, religion, and the issues of violence. These chapters analyze civil rights issues on the campuses of Jackson State University and the University of Mississippi. Further chapters study people who confronted the question of how their religion related to their possible in ... More

Keywords: civil rights movement, violence, civil rights, activism, Freedom School, African Americans, whites, education, religion, Mississippi

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9781617039331
Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2014 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781617039331.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ted Ownby, editor

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