The infamous events of Mississippi’s civil rights era opened the eyes of our nation and provided a window through which the entire world could observe the plague of racism and the power of those willing to fight for freedom and justice. In Jackson, Mississippi, visit sites such as the home of Medgar Evers and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. Also, follow the Mississippi Freedom Trail to gain a deeper understanding of the people, places and events that challenged our perspective and changed history.

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