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.
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 state. The Hattiesburg American reports that they’re all in the Hattiesburg area. They include the spot where a firebomb killed the NAACP’s Forrest County president, […]