Articles Tagged 'police conflict'

Kennard, Clyde

Clyde Kennard (1927-1963) was a pioneer of attempting to desegregate Mississippi’s higher education system. He was an army veteran and […]

Kroger Boycott

In the mid-1960s, a group of about 300 black people were brought to trial for protesting the segregation practices of […]

Public School Integration

In 1966, black children in first grade started to be transferred into white schools, at the approval of the Prentiss […]

Negro Masonic Lodge

This all-back Masonic Lodge in Marks, MS, reportedly served as a headquarters for COFO (Council of Federated Organizations) civil rights […]

Thomas, John

John Thomas was a long-time civil rights advocate who was shot and killed in front of a grocery store in […]