Mississippi ~ Into the Storm (1955-63)
Articles by Freedom Movement Veterans


Articles From CRMVets History & Timeline

Rev. George Wesley Lee Murdered (1955)

Lamar Smith Murdered (1955)

Emmett Till Murdered (1955)

Southern States Try to Destroy NAACP (1956-1964)

Mississippi Sovereignty Commission (1956)

Clyde Kennard Framed and Jailed in MS (1959)

Tougaloo Nine and Jackson State Protest (1961)

Freedom Rides (1961)

Voter Registration & Direct-Action in McComb MS (1961)

Herbert Lee Murdered (1961)

Christmas Boycott in Clarksdale MS (1961)

Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) Formed in Mississippi (1962)

Mississippi Voter Registration — Greenwood (1962)

James Meredith Desegregates 'Ole Miss (1962)

Greenwood Food Blockade (1962-63)

Jackson MS, Boycotts (1962-63)

Marching For Freedom in Greenwood (1962)

Voter Registration Movement Expands in Mississippi (1963)

Mass Action in Greensboro (1963)

Jackson Sit-in & Protests (1963)

Atrocity in Winona (1963)

Medgar Evers Assassination (1963)

Medgar's Funeral & End of Jackson Movement (1963)

Struggle for the Vote Continues in Mississippi (1963)

Free Southern Theater Founded (1963)

Struggle for Voting Rights in Mississippi ~ The Early Years. [PDF]

MFDP Challenge to the Democratic Convention [PDF].

Articles by Freedom Movement Veterans

Revolution in Mississippi, Tom Hayden. 1962. 30-page Students for a Democratic Society pamphlet about the McComb Movement (2 pages missing)

Got To Thinking...The Movement in Holmes Co, MS., Sue Sojourner.

Life in Mississippi, Fannie Lou Hamer. (Freedomways.)

Ole Miss Prof. Hits State Voting Barrier, Prof. Russell Barrett. (Mississippi Free Press, April 1964)

See also:

Freedom Summer Articles (1964)

Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP)

Mississippi Movement for web links.

Mississippi Movement for books.

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