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    Winning Entries at Mississippi History Day

    Winning Entries at Mississippi History Day

    McComb students excelled at the Mississippi History Day competition today in Hattiesburg. Four entries won 1st or 2nd prize, including two..

    February 22, 2014

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    McComb Student is Featured Speaker on National Freedom Summer Panel

    McComb Student is Featured Speaker on National Freedom Summer Panel

    McComb high school student Noah Martin was selected to participate on panel for the national summit for youth about Freedom Summer, hosted..

    February 5, 2014

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    C.C. Bryant Honored on Mississippi Freedom Trail

    C.C. Bryant Honored on Mississippi Freedom Trail

    On January 20, 2014, McComb Legacies students were among the 100 attendees at the unveiling of a Mississippi Freedom Trail marker honoring..

    January 30, 2014

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    Tinker Tour Makes Historic Stop in McComb

    Tinker Tour Makes Historic Stop in McComb

    Mary Beth Tinker of the famous Tinker v. DesMoines Supreme Court case visited McComb during her Tinker Tour. Close to 50 years ago at age..

    November 11, 2013

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    Congratulations to Falana McDaniel and the Samuel Proctor Program

    Congratulations to Falana McDaniel and the Samuel Proctor Program

    We extend a big congratulations to McComb Legacies teacher (2012-2013) Falana McDaniel and to McComb Legacies partner the Samuel Proctor..

    October 10, 2013

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    Samuel Proctor Program Returns to McComb

    Samuel Proctor Program Returns to McComb

    This week there was a rich exchange between college students in the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program (SPOHP) at the University of..

    September 21, 2013

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    Summer Institute 2013: Education and Freedom Schools

    Summer Institute 2013: Education and Freedom Schools

    “I learned that history never ends.” —Raykesha Carter “I never knew that so many places I pass by every day are..

    July 27, 2013

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    McCombLegacies.org is a collaborative effort of the McComb School District and community members of the Local History Advisory Committee who are committed to the research, documentation, and sharing of McComb’s history.

    The website and this news blog are supported in part by a grant from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation to Teaching for Change called “A Community of Promise: Building Strong Schools and Neighborhoods Through History, Activism, and Collaboration.”