Mississippi Freedom Summer

Mississippi Freedom Summer Part of the American Stories series this book tells the story of Mississippi during the Freedom Summer of The summer of witnessed the most astounding successes of the Civil Rights movement

  • Title: Mississippi Freedom Summer
  • Author: John F. McClymer
  • ISBN: 9780534621315
  • Page: 109
  • Format: Paperback
  • Part of the American Stories series, this book tells the story of Mississippi during the Freedom Summer of 1964 The summer of 1964 witnessed the most astounding successes of the Civil Rights movement as well as the beginning of the dissolution of the political and social coalition that made those successes possible.

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    • Tope says:

      A collection of primary sources detailing and contextualizing the Mississippi Summer Project put on in 1964 by SNCC to encourage more Black Mississippians to attempt to register to vote. Chilling accounts of both organized and spontaneous white supremacist violence, and as disturbing, the compulsion whites felt to keep Black people "in their place" and how normal regularly harassing, terrorizing, and brutalizing Black people was to them.

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