Two students at Jackson State peer from a window that was shot out by police on campus in May 1970.
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. - 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, state field secretary for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in Jackson, Miss., on June 12, 1963. – AP Photo
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
Speech for television by Governor John Bell Williams of Mississippi recounting the official version of events leading up to the the May 15, 1970, shooting of student protesters at Jackson State College by Mississippi law enforcement officials. Williams defends the actions of the Jackson Police Department and Mississippi Highway Patrol and places blame for the tragedy on students engaged in violent protests.