On April 26, 1960

At Biloxi Beach, more than 100 black men, women, and children are attacked and beaten by whites during a peaceful protest for the right to access beaches in Mississippi.

A History of Racial Injustice Calendar 2018

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One response to “On April 26, 1960

  1. Glenn was stationed at Keesler for a year for a tech school. We didn’t live in Buh-LUX-ee, but in nearby Gulfport.

    Big off-shore casinos there now, I believe.

    But back when we were there, I was shocked to see colored drinking fountains in Sears. Damn Yankee like me was very naive.

    lp

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