Belafonte: Civil rights is a way of life

October 4, 2012 in Entertainment, News, Uncategorized

Entertainer Harry Belafonte says civil rights is a way of life, not just a moment in history.

The 85-year-old singer spoke Monday night at a convocation marking the 50th anniversary of James Meredith’s enrollment as the first black student at the University of Mississippi.

Civil rights history tour in Hattiesburg

April 17, 2012 in Education, Entertainment, News, Statewide News, Top Stories

HATTIESBURG – (AP) A new audio driving tour highlights 15 locations that played a crucial part in Mississippi civil rights, including a 1964 drive to register black voters in the […]