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Black Monday

Judge Thomas Brady’s pamphlet, Black Monday, outlined the White Citizen’s Council’s goals, including the abolition of public schools, nullification of […]

Brady, Thomas Pickens

Thomas Pickens Brady, author of Black Monday, was educated in the public schools and graduated from Brookhaven High School in […]

Jacobs, Charles

Jacobs came to Brookhaven in 1958 and helped to establish the Brookhaven Daily Leader in 1968. He was editor of […]

Lincoln County Data Dashboard

Demographic data that helps add context to many historical events.

Smith, Lamar

Lamar Smith, a local farmer, was shot at the age of sixty-two in Brookhaven. Smith was shot in broad daylight […]

Watkins, Hollis

Hollis Watkins was born in Lincoln County, Mississippi, as the twelfth child of a sharecropping family. He became the first […]

Whitworth College

Whitworth College founded in 1858 in Brookhaven, operated as a four-year, all-female, Methodist institution from 1858 until 1928. In 1928, […]