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In the 1960s, black and white citizens of Jackson had to swim in segregated pools. Photo by Roy Hargrove/MDAH

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No Segregated Pools, City of Jackson Decided in 1960s with Court Support

By 1961 in Jackson, not only could black and white citizens not legally drink from the same water fountains, but they could not swim together in the capital city's taxpayer-funded …


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