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A new kind of Mississippi civil rights murder unfolding - The Clarion-Ledger
: "A new kind of Mississippi civil rights murder unfolding
By Sid Salter
While it may not be politically correct to say so, the fact is that Mississippi's back in the civil rights murder business.
For Mississippians of my generation, a civil rights murder means just one thing - a white person killed a black person more or less for the 'crime' of being black - other details optional.
But across this nation, this state and even in the small town where I lay my head at night and go to church on Sunday, a new civil rights murder modus operandi is developing in which a somebody kills a Hispanic person more or less for the 'crime' of being Hispanic - other details optional.
What do Hispanic immigrants in Mississippi today have in common with beseiged African-American citizens in Mississippi in the 1950s and 1960s?"Continued