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Attala County Data Dashboard

Demographic data that helps add context to many historical events.

Harris Family Murder

(1950) An ex-convict and moon-shiner named Leon Turner with the aid of two brothers, Malcolm and Wendell Whitt, stormed into […]

MFDP of Attala

In Attala County, the MFDP helped organize movie, restaurant, and other forms of sit-ins during the mid-60s. However, their main […]

Meredith, James

James Meredith, a well-known Civil Rights activist in the mid-’60s, was born and raised in Kosciusko, the county seat of […]

Rinaldi, Matthew James

Matthew James Rinaldi’s personal account of happenings in Attala County 65′-66′: “I first went to Mississippi as a civil rights […]