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Two students at Jackson State peer from a window that was shot out by police on campus in May 1970. Jack Thornell/AP

Two students at Jackson State peer from a window that was shot out by police on campus in May 1970.

Jack Thornell/AP

The bullet-riddled windows of Alexander Hall, a women's dormitory at Jackson State College. AP

The bullet-riddled windows of Alexander Hall, a women's dormitory at Jackson State College. AP

Sen. Birch Bayh, D-Indiana, passes demonstrators protesting the slayings of two African-Americans on the campus of Jackson State College in May 1970.

Sen. Birch Bayh, D-Indiana, passes demonstrators protesting the slayings of two African-Americans on the campus of Jackson State College in May 1970. - AP

People outside the home of Medgar Evers following his murder by a sniper — United Press International

​The hole in upper right of picture was made by a 30-30 caliber bullet which mortally wounded Medgar Evers

The hole in upper right of picture was made by a 30-30 caliber bullet which mortally wounded Medgar Evers, state field secretary for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in Jackson, Miss., on June 12, 1963. – AP Photo

hite policemen wear hardhats and carry double-barrelled shotguns as they block mourners

White policemen wear hardhats and carry double-barrelled shotguns as they block mourners demonstrating at the funeral of slain civil rights activist Medgar Evers, Jackson, June 15, 1963.  -Express Newspapers/Getty Images

 

Mourners file past the open casket of Medgar Evers in Jackson, Miss., prior to funeral services for the slain integration leader. - AP Photo

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