2017 MS Civil Rights Martyrs Events

53rd Annual Mississippi Civil Rights Martyrs   Memorial Service, Caravan, Conference and March for Justice       


June 23rd and 24th 2017

Neshoba County, Mississippi


Still standing for justice for Civil Rights Martyrs!

 

You are invited to attend the 53rd Annual Mississippi Civil Rights Martyrs Memorial Service, Conference, Caravan and March for Justice on June 23rd and 24th 2017.

We will remember and honor Mississippi Civil Rights Martyrs.

Over fifty martyrs have been identified thus far and compared to the number of Mississippi murders committed – and the number of murderers involved – investigations and prosecutions have been a token few. 

 

Friday June 23rd Jackson MS.

8:00 am  Not-very-mobile people assemble east of the Mississippi State Capitol Bldg. Students assemble at west side Gate 1- W of the Coliseum. Amite St. and N. Jefferson St. in Jackson Mississippi.

We ask that all vehicles have a full tank of fuel.

8:30 am  March and/or Caravan to State Capitol, depending on the weather.  We will visit

·State Capitol Building · 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 · Lunch  

1:00 pm  Caravan Departs to Money MS Glendora MS. ŸEmmett Till Memorial Ÿ Ruleville, MS. Fannie Lou Hamer Memorial

 

Saturday June 24th Meridian MS.   

8:30am   Meet at First Union Missionary Baptist Church, 610 38th Ave. Visit

· the Chaney Home ·  Lauderdale County Courthouse · Okatibbee Cemetery-James Chaney’s Grave · Rock Cut Road - Site of Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner murders ŸNeshoba Jail·  Bogue Chitto Ÿ Longdale Community-picnic. 

 

 

For more information, contact John Steele, Chairman, at  freedomstruggle24.7@gmail.com Phone (925) 597-3696 or (662)-701-3501

 

   Ralph Fertig                Curtis Muhammad                     Diane Nash                       George Roberts                 Rev. C. T. Vivian     

 rfertig@usc.edu         curtismuhannad@gmail.com      sa3456@msn.com           Rgeorge529@aol.com        ctv@comcast.net 

 

Visit our website: www.justiceinmississippi.org