What did you do in the struggle?

Smith, Vern E.
February 1994
Newsweek;2/21/1994, Vol. 123 Issue 8, p24
Uncovers the ignorance of the civil rights struggle that goes beyond the trial of Mississippi's Byron De La Beckwith, found guilty two weeks ago of murder in the 1963 death of Medgar Evers. How almost no one on the jury knew who Evers was; Comment by high school principle Samuel Hoye on Mississippi school districts' failure to teach the civil-rights period; Other comments; Textbook wars.


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