Black History and Culture

Black History in Mississippi
People, Places, Events


Hiram Rhodes Revels
(1827-1901)

Revels, a Republican from Mississippi was the
first African American United States Senator.


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James Meredith
Integrating the University of Mississippi (1962)



Leland, Mississippi (1939)
Places to learn more about Black History in Mississippi 
BB King Museum and Delta Interpretative Center
Indianola, MS

Delta Blues Museum
Clarksdale, MS

Jacqueline House Museum

Vicksburg, MS

Smith Robertson Museum
Jackson, MS

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