Mississippi Freedom Summer 50th Anniversary Conference
In the summer of 1964, hundreds of civil rights workers and summer volunteers from across America convened in Mississippi to put an end to the system of rigid segregation. The civil rights workers and the summer volunteers successfully challenged the denial by the state of Mississippi to keep Blacks from voting, getting a decent education, and holding elected offices.
As a result of the Freedom Summer of 1964, some of the barriers to voting have been eliminated and Mississippi has close to 1000 Black… Show more
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105 E. Pascagoula St.
Jackson, MS 39217