'Freedom Summer' Changed the South 50 Years Ago

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Gambling for Life

In this photo, Black and white students enter their training course to aid in Black voter registration at the campus of Western College for Women at Oxford, Ohio. The young people knew bringing change to the rising tensions in Mississippi would be a gamble for their lives. (Photo: AP Photo/Gene Smith, File)

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