For activities commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Freedom Riders arrival in Jackson, Mississippi and to focus contemporary attention on this historic event that helped end segregation


Mississippi Freedom 50th Foundation, Inc.

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Total Amount
Grant approval
$50,000 – August 2011
Approval date
August 2011
Start date
June 2011
End date
October 2012
Grant type
Arts, culture and media
Civil and Human Rights
Education and scholarship
Government policy and practice
Benefiting location
United States