Category: Freedom Summer

Freedom Summer—Mississippi Voting

Simmons – Mississipi Voting-HDV 1080i60 from NCCHR on Vimeo. Of course, in the state of Mississippi for the most part, African American people could not register to vote. There were

Freedom Summer—Missing Workers

Frustrated by the continued intimidation and violence leveled against African Americans attempting to vote in Mississippi, and by the lack of federal intervention, civil rights organizers developed a new strategy