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Police brought the infamous Thompson Tank, named for the racist mayor, when they killed Phillip Lafayette Gibbs and James Earl Green on May 14. 1970. Photo courtesy William H. Kelly III

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OPINION: In 50 Years from Gibbs-Green Deaths to Ahmaud Arbery Killing, White Supremacy Still Lives

Informed by the modern civil rights and Black Power movements, Jackson State University students organized in the 1960s to protest persistent white supremacy in the state and on their campus. ...


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