Headquarters for the movement where many of the rallies were held. It is the third oldest black Baptist Church in Mississippi. Every night, mass meetings would occur here. They taught classes and showed films at the church. Lott said that entertainers such as Joan Baez came to perform and support the movement. This is also where Dr. King gave speeches on June 15 and September 19. Located at the corner of Water and Pearl Street.
Dittmer, John. Local People: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi. Urbana, Ill. University of Illinois Press, 1994.