- Title Pages
- Prologue In The Office of Registrar Luther Cox
- Chapter 1 Race-Haunted Mississippi
- Chapter 2 A Civil Rights Division in Justice
- Chapter 3 Civil Rights and the 1960 Campaign
- Chapter 4 Theron Lynd and the End of An Era
- Chapter 5 Preparing for Trial
- Chapter 6 The New Judge in the Southern District of Mississippi
- Chapter 7 The First Witness, Jesse Stegall
- Chapter 8 For the Defendants
- Chapter 9 The Burgers of Hattiesburg
- Chapter 10 The Other young Turks
- Chapter 11 Eloise Hopson
- Chapter 12 Hercules and its Inside Agitator, Huck Dunagin
- Chapter 13 Huck’s Men
- Chapter 14 B. F. Bourn, Storekeeper and Freedom Fighter
- Chapter 15 The Reverends James C. Chandler and Wayne Kelly Pittman
- Chapter 16 The Reverend Wendell Phillips Taylor
- Chapter 17 The Leader, Vernon Dahmer
- Chapter 18 The White Witnesses and the Women Who Registered Them
- Chapter 19 “Negro or White Didn’t Have a Thing in the World to do With it”
- Chapter 20 Ike’s Fifth Circuit
- Chapter 21 After the Trial
- Chapter 22 Mississippi Today
- (p.231) Chapter 22 Mississippi Today
- Count Them One by One
Gordon A. Martin
- University Press of Mississippi
This chapter describes the many changes in Mississippi since the 1960s. These include the sale by the Hederman family of the Clarion-Ledger, the Daily News, the Hattiesburg American, and six weeklies to Gannett in April 1982; the growing number of African American students at the University of Mississippi; the passage in 2006 of legislation directing the State Department of Education to teach civil and human rights education in the state’s public schools, as well as creating the Mississippi Civil Rights Education Commission; and the large number of black officeholders in Mississippi compared to Alabama, and all other states.
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