Mississippi Freedom Summer: Leroy Johnson of Southern Echo
On this show Eric Mann holds an in depth conversation with executive director Leroy Johnson of Mississippi’s Southern Echo, a civil and social rights organization. Johnson discuss with Eric the historic struggles against the violent and racist system of jim crow which took place in the state of Mississippi. Johnson also discuss the progress and achievements as well as the long term and on going struggles that people of color are facing in today’s Mississippi.
Aired on June 24 , 2014