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Burglund students walk out of their school in McComb, Miss., in 1961. (Associated Press)

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'Mississippi's Exiled Daughter' Recalls Civil Rights Push

Brenda Travis was a high school student when she was arrested and expelled for participating in a sit-in in 1961— a punishment that led to the Burglund High School walkout ...

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McComb Events Honor 131 Expelled from HS for Civil Rights Walkout

A foundation created by a woman expelled from an all-black Mississippi high school in 1961 for participating in a vacation-time civil rights sit-in is holding events honoring 131 classmates expelled ...

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Brave Times at Burglund High

This story begins after the murder of Herbert Lee in nearby Amite County for his civil-rights activity, which along with the recent appearance of the Freedom Riders helped inspire two ...


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