'Freedom Summer' Changed the South 50 Years Ago

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Planning for Change

In March 1964, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee began planning the "Mississippi Summer Project." The organization sent mostly white Notherners into harm's way, as previous demonstrations had become bloody but brought little progress. (File:  AP Photo/SNCC Legacy Project)

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