Holmes County Civil Rights exhibit on display at Cook Library
March 25, 2013 at 8:04 PM CDT - Updated July 3 at 12:00 AM
Cook Library at The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg is hosting the exhibit 'The Holmes County Civil Rights Movement, 1964-1969" in the library's lobby through March 28.
The exhibit chronicles the history of the civil rights movement in Holmes County, Miss. during the 1960s. Exhibit materials were donated by Sue (Lorenzi) Sojourner, who experienced the events of the civil rights movement firsthand. She and her husband, Henry, worked with local civil rights leaders to encourage, support and educate African-Americans of the county in their struggle for equality and voting rights.
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