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Thursday in Court, Neshoba County

Rita (Schwerner) Bender testified yesterday, drawing rapt attention. Killen became ill and wound up in the hospital. Here’s a recap …Meridian blogger “Bidwell” chased the ambulance… Donna Ladd, editor of the Jackson Free Press, and Natalie Irby gave a thorough account of yesterday’s activities. These two journalists, as expected, are providing a thoroughly professional account […]

You are invited to attend

There is a wonderful event in Neshoba County this weekend in celebration of Michael Schwerner, James Chaney and Andrew Goodman. I’m posting the announcement that includes directions on how to get there. This is the “alternate” celebration and we hope to see you there. Location:Longdale Community Center 41st Annual James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael […]

Amy Goodman, Democracy Now!

Democracy Now! | Mississippi Trial Begins in 1964 Civil Rights Killings: Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! – interviews with Ben Chaney and Carolyn Goodman.. “Tuesday, June 14th, 2005Mississippi Trial Begins in 1964 Civil Rights Killings Listen to Segment || Download Show mp3 Watch 128k stream Watch 256k stream Read Transcript Help Printer-friendly version Email to […]

Sovereignty Commission Online

Sovereignty Commission Online In July of 1964 two young men’s bodies were found in the Mississippi River near Tallulah, LA and were thought to be two of the missing civil rights workers. Charles Moore and Henry Hezekiah Dee had been hitchhiking in rural Southeast Mississippi. Moore was a student at Alcorn and Dee was a […]