Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954 - 1963 - Chapter 13, Moses in McComb, King in Kansas City, Summary & Analysis

Taylor Branch
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Moses arrived in McComb, Mississippi and quickly contacted the local president of the NAACP, who set him up in the all Negro Masonic Temples for his voter registration school. The first classes had seven attendees, four of whom were willing to register right away. Moses took them to the county courthouse in Magnolia the next day and three were registered. The following class, three were willing to try and two were accepted. The third night, nine volunteered to try; but by then the registrar was beginning to catch on and only accepted one. Moses then expanded his classes to include another nearby county. The first time he took three volunteers to the courthouse, where they waited many hours just to fill out the forms. However, on the ride home, a patrolman...

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