School of Journalism and New Media

The University of Mississippi

Posted on: April 7th, 2014 by
Freedom Summer Overby

Photo by John Monteith

(From left) Curtis Wilkie, Overby Center fellow; Roy Berry, a civil rights activist from Holly Springs during Freedom Summer; Susan Glisson, executive director of the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation; and Charles K. Ross, director of African-American studies and associate professor of history, discuss the lingering impact of “Freedom Summer” 50 years later at the Overby Center.