2016 MS Civil Rights Martyrs Events



52nd Annual Mississippi Civil Rights Martyrs Memorial Service, Caravan, Conference and March for Justice

June 17-18, 2016

Jackson, Mississippi and Neshoba County, Mississippi


Still calling for justice for Civil Rights Martyrs!




 

Preliminary Event Schedule:


Friday June 17th

8:30 am  Not-very-mobile people assemble east of the Mississippi State Capitol Bldg. Students and others assemble at west- side of the Coliseum in Jackson

8:45 am March and/or Caravan to State Capitol (depending on weather)

Caravan will proceed to Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) · Grand Lodge of Mississippi · Jackson State University where James Earl Green, Phillip L. Gibbs and Benjamin Brown were murdered · Medgar Evers’ home · Beth Israel Congregation  

2:30 pm Caravan Departs to Stonewall MS.

 

Saturday June 18th   

8:30am   Meet at First Union Missionary Baptist Church.  Caravan will visit the Chaney Home ·  COFO office in Meridian · Lauderdale County Courthouse · Okatibbee Cemetery-James Chaney’s Grave · Rock Cut Road- Site of Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner murders site ·  Bogue Chitto - Longdale Community and Educational Center for picnic.

 

Conference Topics: Voters’ Rights * Workers Rights * Education * Schoolhouse to Jailhouse Pipeline * Recent Murders * Organic farming

 

For more information, contact John Steele, Chairman, at   freedomstruggle24.7@gmail.com Phone (925) 665-6530 or (662)-773-2655