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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Guest Blog: John and Zachary Hilpert, authors of the forthcoming book, Campaigns and Hurricanes

This weekend, Mississippi celebrated its bicentennial with the grand opening of the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. At the invitation of Governor Phil Bryant, President Donald Trump attended the opening ceremony, becoming the fourteenth president to visit the state while in office. Father and son John and Zachary Hilpert are authors of the forthcoming

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