Madison, Wisconsin has long been involved in the struggle for civil and human rights with history extending from early 20th century through the Black Lives Matter movement of recent months. 51 years ago, the community and the University of Wisconsin campus was shaken by news out of Neshoba County, Mississippi. WORT’s Norm Stockwell prepared this remembrance.
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