Mississippi Inferno

  • 2015
  • TV Show
  • TV-14

The important role that black landowners in Mississippi played during the civil-rights movement. They opened their homes to civil rights workers and used their land as collateral to obtain property bonds to free hundreds of civil rights workers from jail.

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  • Premiered: February 16, 2015
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Premise: The important role that black landowners in Mississippi played during the civil-rights movement. They opened their homes to civil rights workers and used their land as collateral to obtain property bonds to free hundreds of civil rights workers from jail. (more)

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