Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party

In 1964 the Democratic Party in Mississippi was all white. As part of Freedom Summer, civil rights activists started the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party as an integrated alternative to the official party and hoped that the National Democratic Party would recognize it at that year's convention.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party." (Viewed on April 22, 2021) <https://jwa.org/node/11850>.


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