/Students retrace Mississippi Civil Rights murders

Students retrace Mississippi Civil Rights murders

The William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation sponsored 20 high school students as part of its Summer Youth Initiative. They visited Philadelphia, Mississippi Monday to commemorate the anniversary of three of Civil Rights Era’s most notorious murders. Students visited landmarks in Philadelphia that are related to the June 21st 1964 murders of civil rights workers James Chaney and Andrew Goodman. They also visited Mt. They also visited the former Neshoba County Jail, Mt.