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The National Park Service is conducting a study of nationally significant civil rights sites in Mississippi to determine the potential for the designation of a new national park unit in the state.


Mississippi History Now, an online publication of the Mississippi Historical Society, has posted its newest article.


The Mississippi Department of Archives and History has awarded grants totaling more than $63,000 to ten preservation projects in Certi


A work about the creation of a radical state history textbook has won the Mississippi Historical Society’s award for the best Mi


In observance of the fiftieth anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., FedEx Corporation is providing free admission to the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and the Museum of Mississippi History on Wednesday, April 4.


A Rankin County instructor has been named Mississippi’s outstanding history teacher by the Mississippi Historical Society.


Mark Keenum, president of Mississippi State University, has been elected to the board of trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and Hi


The Mississippi Civil Rights Movement, the origins of blues music, Mississippi during World War I, and women’s suffrage are some of the


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