Mississippi

Dirt and Deeds in Mississippi

Film. Produced and directed by David Shulman. Narrated by Danny Glover. 82 minutes. 2015 Documentary about the pivotal role played by Black landowning families during the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi who controlled over a million acres in the 1960s.
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Now Can We Talk? 40 Years Later

Film. By Lee Anne Bell and Markie Hancock. 2013. This DVD and discussion guide offer a powerful way to engage students, teachers, and community groups in honest dialogue about the ongoing problems of racism and what we can do to address them.
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Mama’s Window

Book - Fiction. By Lynn Rubright. 2008. 89 pages. Historical fiction inspired by incidents in the early life of sharecropper Owen Whitfield, the organizer of the Southern Tenant Farmers Union.
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Freedom on My Mind (Film) | Zinn Education Project

Freedom on My Mind

Film. Directed Connie Field and Marilyn Mulford. Written by Michael Chandler. 1994. 110 min. The story of the Mississippi freedom movement in the early 1960s.
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Mississippi Morning

Picture book. By Ruth Vander Zee. Illustrated by Floyd Cooper. 2004. A thought-provoking story of one boy's loss of naivete in the face of racism and harsh historical realities.
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