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The Philadelphia Murders

The Philadelphia Murders

Mississippi, 1964

Chapter:
(p.195) Chapter 11 The Philadelphia Murders
Source:
And One Was a Priest
Author(s):
Araminta Stone Johnston
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781604738285.003.0011

This chapter describes Gray’s involvement in the activities of the Mississippi Council on Human Relations (MCHR); the murder of three civil rights workers, two of them white Northerners and one a black Mississippian, in Neshoba County in east central Mississippi; and Gray’s assessment of the impact of Freedom Summer in a memorandum addressed to Leslie Dunbar, executive director of the Southern Regional Council in Atlanta.

Keywords:   MCHR, Mississippi Council on Human Relations, civil rights workers, Freedom Summer

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