DATE: April 4, 2011

STATEMENT OF GOV. BARBOUR ON PASSAGE OF CIVIL RIGHTS AND STATE HISTORY MUSEUMS

“I thank the Mississippi Legislature for their help in establishing museums to commemorate the history of our state and honor the Civil Rights Movement. The Civil Rights Museum and the Museum of Mississippi History will serve as outstanding projects to teach the lessons of our past and honor those who shaped our great state. Both will be positive for our state’s image.”

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