The Working-Class Radicalism of Mississippi’s Head Start
The Child Development Group of Mississippi created jobs and fostered the political inclusion of poor African American and white communities in the South.
How the Freedom Vote Mobilized Black Mississippians
When civil rights activists needed new tactics, they came up with a strategy that would get national and international attention.
A Civil Rights Leader’s Killer Sentenced 31 Years Late
Mississippi Civil Rights activist Medgar Evers was fatally shot in his driveway in 1963. His killer wasn't sentenced until 1994.
The Battle Over Confederate Heritage Month
A Southern governor has proclaimed April to be Confederate Heritage Month. But how can you celebrate the confederacy without mentioning slavery?