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Mississippi Living Legacy Pilgrimage, October 28-31, 2018

Four-day pilgrimage to key Civil Rights Movement sites in Mississippi.  Trip will include, among other stops, the site where three Civil Rights workers disappeared, Medgar Evers home, the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, the Mississippi Delta where Fannie Lou Hamer lived…

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The spot where Emmett Till’s body was found is marked by this sign. People keep shooting it up.

“[I]t took 52 years for historical markers to be erected at locations related to the teenager’s death, which galvanized the civil rights movement after the acquittal. And now, at the spot marking where Till’s body was pulled from the river,…

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Two NIOT Princeton Events on Wednesday, August 8, 2018

On Wednesday there will be two events right across the street from each other, in which NIOT board members are participating or that NIOT is co-sponsoring: 1. 5:30 pm, Arts Council of Princeton, 102 Witherspoon St. Joint Effort Safe Streets…

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Film: “Standing on my Sisters Shoulders,” August 8, 2018

On Wednesday, August 8, Not in Our Town Princeton is co-sponsoring with the Princeton YWCA its final Stand Against Racism Summer Series event, a screening of “Standing on my Sister’s Shoulders” in partnership with the Princeton Public Library. “Standing on…

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How Dick Gregory Forced The FBI To Find The Bodies Of Three Civil Rights Workers Slain In Mississippi

The late Dick Gregory, comedian, political candidate, civil and human rights activist, was a hero, never adequately honored.  Click here to read the article by David Dennis, Jr., whose father was Mississippi director for the Congress of Racial Equality during…

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