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Sons of Mississippi: A Story of Race and Its Legacy

Sons of Mississippi They stand as unselfconscious as if the photograph were being taken at a church picnic and not during one of the pitched battles of the civil rights struggle. None of them knows that the image will appear in "Life "magazine""or that it will become an icon of its era. The year is 1962, and these seven white Mississippi lawmen have gathered to stop James Meredith from integrating the University of M... Full description

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