Black United Front

The Black United Front was a civil rights group operating out of Rankin County, MS, that sent a series of […]

Church Fires in Rankin County

On June 21, 1964, a Molotov cocktail exploded in the basement of Sweet Rest Church of Christ’s Holiness in Rankin […]

Dedmon, Daryl

Daryl Dedmon was convicted for the murder of James Craig Anderson. On June 26, 2011 seven young white men from […]

Justice for James Craig Anderson

This group advocates for the prosecution of the individuals involved in the murder of James Craig Anderson. Sources: Justice for […]

Little Selma March

On May 29, 1965, in imitation of Martin Luther King Jr.’s march from Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery, Alabama, a group […]

Rankin County Data Dashboard

Demographic data that helps add context to many historical events.