In Mississippi, there are countless opportunities to teach students about Civil Rights history by tapping the experiences of people who lived through the era and are able to tell their own stories first-hand --
a potential resource for schools looking to improve their teaching of the important time, according to this analysis from The Associated Press. Delores Bolden Stamps, Tougaloo College's vice president for institutional advancement, recently led a panel discussion that included such accounts of history.

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