The Mississippi Murders Essay by The Research Group

The Mississippi Murders
This paper describes the murder of three civil rights workers in Mississippi in 1964.
# 73539 | 1,125 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Criminology (Criminal Justice and Corrections)

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The paper examines the murder of the three civil rights workers in Mississippi in 1964 and describes the efforts to bring the guilty parties to justice. The paper explains, however, that justice was only carried out in 2005. The paper includes a chronology of events before and after the murders.

From the Paper:

"Murder in Mississippi: The Origins of Mississippi Burning as described by Douglas O Linder: It was an old-fashioned lynching carried out with the help of county officials that came to symbolize hardcore resistance to integration. Linder is referring to the murder of three civil rights workers; Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman, and James Chaney in June, near Philadelphia, Mississippi."

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