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Wednesday, February 08, 2006


Dying to Vote ...

A Poster, printed by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, questions the role of the Mississippi State Highway Patrol in violence against Blacks.

Continue for details ...

Take a look - and then consider the deaths of Birdia Keglar, Adeline Hamlett and James Keglar. The two wMississippi omen, voting rights advocates, were killed in Leflore County when "their car left the road" (as reported by state highway patrolmen) on their way home from a Jackson meeting with Sen. Robert F. Kennedy.

There are so many questions about their deaths - to be answered in an upcoming book by Gary May and Susan Klopfer, "Dying to Vote." Set for publication in 2007.

You can read more about these two women at Dying to Vote in Mississippi, 3-part series.

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