People

O’Neal, Louis James

O’Neal served as president of the NAACP Clay County Chapter and received the Johnny Jackson NAACP Award. Sources: West Point […]

O’Neal-McCray, Helen: Oral History

Helen O’Neal-McCray participated in the Freedom Rides in 1961. She describes the jail conditions for the Freedom Riders. The video […]

Orr, John Nelson (J.N.)

Orr was the first African American elected to the City Board of Selectmen in West Point. He served two terms. […]

Owens, Webb and Dock

The Owens family’s interest in Civil Rights was well known throughout McComb. Mrs. Beulah Owens was secretary of the McComb […]