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Candid photos, views of ‘60s civil rights activist focus of new book

Posted by on July 15, 2014

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Fifty years ago, Rev. Ed King spent the summer alongside Martin Luther King Jr., Andrew Young and other civil rights workers, and hundreds of college-student volunteers attempting to get black Mississippians registered to vote.

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Why are we losing Louisiana?

Posted by on October 15, 2007

The Mississippi Delta region was losing land long before Hurricane Katrina came ashore. But the correlation between land loss and the risk of flooding in the region is now more evident than ever.         

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