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Marion Barry Shares Memories with High School Students

Marion Barry Shares Memories with High School Students

“I was born in the Delta of Mississippi in a town called Itta Bena, about 15 miles from Greenwood. About 35 miles from Greenville. About..

December 20, 2014 Read more →
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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McComb School District Receives Mississippi Historical Society 2013 Award of Merit

McComb School District Receives Mississippi Historical Society 2013 Award of Merit

We are pleased to share the news of this award for McComb Legacies from the Mississippi Historical Society. The Mississippi Historical..

April 20, 2013

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Students Join Preparation for Medgar Evers Anniversary Events

Students Join Preparation for Medgar Evers Anniversary Events

Next year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the assasination of Mississippi civil rights activist Medgar Wiley Evers. A World War II..

October 23, 2012

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Freedom Riders Visit McComb Schools

Freedom Riders Visit McComb Schools

On Apr. 16, 2012, Eric Etheridge, photographer and author of Breach of Peace: Portraits of 1961 Mississippi Freedom Riders, along with..

April 16, 2012

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Mississippi Association of Partners in Education Governor’s Award for McComb

Mississippi Association of Partners in Education Governor’s Award for McComb

The Mississippi Association of Partners in Education recognized McComb during their 27th State Conference. The McComb School District, City..

March 9, 2012

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Civil Rights Museum Feedback

Civil Rights Museum Feedback

On Feb. 29, McComb hosted the design team for the upcoming Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. Youth were able to engage in discussions with..

February 29, 2012

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McComb School-Community Local History Advisory Committee Launched

McComb School-Community Local History Advisory Committee Launched

The School-Community Local History Advisory Committee had its inaugural meeting in February at the Brentwood House. This committee will..

February 26, 2012

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