Unformatted text preview: confidence with them necessary to succeed. Its reputation gave volunteers cred for coming there. (425) ’69 blacks accepted desegregation court ruling. By 70’s blacks getting hired in positions not usually offered and accepted into elite graduate schools. By ’92 825 elected officials in MS. Social change nonexistent as ½ of states’ black children below the poverty line. Once new rights were secure the traditional leaders began to reassert themselves. Brought MS back up to the rest of the country....
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- Fall '08
- NAACP, FDP, NAACP field director