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Vintage Hughes - Mississippi Summary & Analysis

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Mississippi Summary

Tears and blood mix like rain in Mississippi when racial terror returns to the southern state.

Mississippi Analysis

Though the subject of the poem remains cryptic, we can assume that the poem was a reaction to a specific hate crime that took place in Mississippi, as Hughes says that terror has come again to Mississippi after having gone into hiding for a time.

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