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Mississippi Freedom Trail monument to include this photo

The state of Mississippi is building monuments to mark the Mississippi Freedom Trail that led to the end of segregation in Mississippi.  Amzie Moore will be part of the Freedom Trail to honor his leadership in the civil rights movement.  The photo shown in this post will be included on a monument being erected near his home town of Cleveland, Mississippi.   The photo was taken in 1963 at the farm of E. W. Steptoe (on the left in the photo) during a planning session between Bob Moses (3rd from the left), Amzie Moore (in the white overcoat) and Harvey Richards (fourth from the left) during the making of the film “We’ll Never Turn Back”.   Estuary Press is proud to contribute this photo which will honor the work which Harvey and Amzie did in support of the right to vote and the movement that ended legal segregation.

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