Pratt Memorial United Methodist Church

Pratt Memorial was also one of Jackson’s twenty churches where nightly meetings were held to support the boycott of downtown merchants. On the day following the murder of Benjamin Brown, a group of 150, including Charles Evers, marched form Pratt Memorial to the steps of city hall in Brown’s memory.

Sources:

“Civil Rights Driving Tour of Hinds County”produced by the Associated Press, Tougaloo College, the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, and the Mississippi Development Authority (Tourism Division).