Program of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; 1968
Description: From the Johnston (Erle E., Jr.) Papers; The Program of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party outlines the purpose, goals, and requests of the organization. Explains the discrimination against African Americans in Mississippi, especially with regard to proper living conditions, medical care, and basic civil rights. Discusses a reformed welfare system, enforced by the federal government, as well as reforms in the electoral system. Also calls for an end to the Vietnam War and United States aid to South Africa.
Creator: Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.
Format: Digital reproduction of 9-page document.
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