A special ceremony to commemorate the life of Civil Rights Activist Vernon Dahmer Sr. will be held Sunday.
The program will be held at Shady Grover Baptist Church in Hattiesburg at 3 p.m.
Dahmer was a leader of the Forrest County NAACP.
He was killed at his home 50 years ago.
Governor Phil Bryant declared January 10 as Vernon Dahmer Day Friday.