March: Book Three - Pages 97-138 Summary & Analysis

Andrew Aydin, John Lewis, and Nate Powell
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Page 97 is set on August 6, 1964, in Jackson, Mississippi. The Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, or MFDP, holds a meeting with the white attorney Joe Rauh giving instruction. Lewis says they want to ensure they do everything correctly on the local level so they will have the legal right to make their challenge at the Democratic Convention. On page 98, Lewis explains the platform and goals. (See analysis for more information.) Lewis and others speak out on pages 98 and 99, reminding everyone that they have paid for their rights. Fannie Lou Hamer is among the 68 delegates elected.

On pages 100 and 101, Lewis and others attend James Chaney's funeral, and place the blame for his death on the racists in Mississippi and on federal officials who refuse to take action. The speaker who delivers the eulogy calls on everyone to demand their right to vote in honor of the...

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