Vicksburg, MS: Vicksburg Citizens' Appeal, 1964. First four issues of the black-owned, pro-civil rights, black belt weekly paper, 8p. each, 11x17 inches, edited by Mrs. Aaron Shirley. Evenly toned, some edgewear and closed edge tears, generally very good.
"The paper will print full news of events in the Vicksburg area Negro community - social and club activities, sporting events, and political and civic news. The Citizens' Appeal will also keep its readers informed of important events in the struggle for Negro rights, here in Vicksburg and elsewhere in Mississippi." - vol. 1, no. 1, page 1. Includes coverage of church bombings, Freedom Democratic Party activities, and more.
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