“For the first time in my life, I am seeing what it is like to be poor, oppressed, and hated. And what I see here does not apply only to Gulfport or to Mississippi or even to the South. It is the plight of perhaps a billion people throughout the world.”

Ellen Lake, Letter home to Family, August 12, 1964

DESCRIPTION: [under construction] This interactive map allows you to explore the summer incidents of the summer. Click on the + symbol and toggle through the different incidents with the white arrow. To learn more about the incident, click “More Info.”

SOURCE: WATS and Incident Reports , Civil Rights Movement Veterans Website, Tougaloo College.
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