On June 5, 1966, James Meredith began the
"March Against Fear," a three-week march
from Memphis. Tennessee, to Jackson, Mississippi.
designed to promote black voter registration
and defy segregation. On June 18, some 100
marchers passed through . . . — — Map (db m170266) HM
Who lost their lives in the crash of a KC-130T, "Yanky 72"
On July 10, 2017, at 2141 Zulu (3:41 PM local), a U.S. Marine Corps KC-130T flying at 20,000 ft. suffered a catastrophic inflight breakup. The aircraft disappeared . . . — — Map (db m122921) HM
Plantation home site (from which town was named) of Brig. Gen. Benj. G. Humphreys, C.S.A. Elected governor of Mississippi, Oct., 1865. Forcibly removed by Carpetbag regime, June, 1868. — — Map (db m77165) HM
During the Civil Rights Movement, mass
meetings were held at Hopewell Missionary
Baptist Church in Itta Bena to register voters,
distribute food and teach citizens how to read
and write. On June 18, 1963, more than
seventy men, women and . . . — — Map (db m170257) HM