Civil Rights in Mississippi Series

The Civil Rights in Mississippi Series features books written from the epicenter of the civil rights movement, documenting the struggles many African Americans and civil rights workers faced as they fought for an end to racial discrimination. The series focuses primarily on Mississippi during the 1960s, looking closely at the civil rights efforts of those years as well as important figures and events of the movement.

Mississippi: The Long, Hot Summer

So the Heffners Left McComb

Three Lives for Mississippi

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Mississippi’s Literary and Cultural Legacy: Part 2

In preparation for the 2017 Mississippi Book Festival, we asked our authors to answer a few questions about our state’s literary and cultural legacy. This is the second of three blogs posts in which we share their responses. Click here to read Part 1. Below, you’ll find our authors guide to the Festival, including which events they are most excited about, who they would cast in their dream

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