Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party

The Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) was an American political party created in the state of Mississippi in 1964, during the civil rights movement. It was organized by black and white Mississippians, with assistance from the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and Council of Federated Organizations (COFO), to challenge the legitimacy of the white-only US Democratic Party.

Read more about Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party:  Origins, Building The Party, 1964 Democratic National Convention in New Jersey, Aftermath

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