Civil Rights in Mississippi Series

The Civil Rights in Mississippi Series features books written from the epicenter of the civil rights movement, documenting the struggles many African Americans and civil rights workers faced as they fought for an end to racial discrimination. The series focuses primarily on Mississippi during the 1960s, looking closely at the civil rights efforts of those years as well as important figures and events of the movement.

Mississippi Black Paper

Mississippi: The Long, Hot Summer

So the Heffners Left McComb

Three Lives for Mississippi

Three Years in Mississippi

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As 2018 comes to a close, we are reflecting on the past year and the great books we have published on Mississippi. We are thankful for our excellent authors and proud to have published books that interpret the South and its culture to the nation and the world. In 2018, UPM published 145 books; 35 books about Mississippi; and 27 books from Mississippi authors. As the only not-for-profit

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