JUNE 21–22, 1964 - Nashoba County, Mississippi

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Three American civil rights workers— James Earl Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael “Mickey” Schwerner—were shot at close range on the night of June 21–22, 1964 by members of the Mississippi White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff’s Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department.