Convict in 1964 Civil-Rights Deaths Won’t Confess
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Convict in 1964 Civil-Rights Deaths Won’t Confess

JACK ELLIOTT JR., Associated Press PARCHMAN, Miss. (AP) — Craggy-faced and ornery, Edgar Ray Killen…

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Freedom Summer: Violence and Nonviolence
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Freedom Summer: Violence and Nonviolence

Remembering Fannie Lou Hamer—Part II
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Remembering Fannie Lou Hamer—Part II

by Marsha Rose Joyner Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper Freedom Summer 1964:…

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Child Watch: Marching Back to Mississippi
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Child Watch: Marching Back to Mississippi

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist   Those of us in Mississippi last week to…

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Continuing the Work of Freedom Summer
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Continuing the Work of Freedom Summer

By Hollis Watkins Special to the Afro (The Afro)—Racism is still alive and well in…

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Mobilizing Key Groups Can Change Politics of the Deep South
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Mobilizing Key Groups Can Change Politics of the Deep South

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As voters’ rights advocates and civil…

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Freedom Summer—50 Years Later
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Freedom Summer—50 Years Later

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist   The 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer is being commemorated…

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Child Watch: From Freedom Summer to Freedom Schools
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Child Watch: From Freedom Summer to Freedom Schools

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist As a brand new law school graduate in 1963…

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Pan African Film Festival Honors “Of Good Report”
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Pan African Film Festival Honors “Of Good Report”

By Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic/Travel Writer The 22nd annual Pan African Film Festival (http://www.paff.org)…

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