Places

Bellflower Baptist Church

Headquarters for the movement where many of the rallies were held. It is the third oldest black Baptist Church in […]

Benjamin Brown Park

In 1995, the Jackson City Council named this park in honor of Benjamin Brown. On May 10, 1967, when two […]

Black History Gallery Inc

This gallery was started by Ms. Hilda Casin, and admission is free. It houses a variety of African and African-American […]

Black History Museum of Corinth

Located in the former residence of William Dakota and Adrienne Combs Webb, the home was donated to the city Corinth […]

Bogue Chitto Swamp

The burned 1963 blue Ford station wagon driven by the three missing civil rights workers (Chaney, Goodman, and Schwerner) was […]

Booker T. Washington School

Booker T. Washington School was a black school in the 1960s that taught first through fifth grade. Today it is […]

Booker T. Washington School

The first school for black children in the city of Philadelphia was held in the Black Masonic Lodge just off […]

Burglund Senior High School

In 1961, 15-year-old Burglund student Brenda Travis along with 20-year-olds Ike Lewis and Bobbie Talbert were arrested and jailed for […]

Burglund Supermarket and Masonic Temple

The Burglund Supermarket was joint business venture established in the 1950s by local black businessmen, Mr. G.W. Martin, Mr. Pete […]