Former Secretary of the Navy and former Mississippi Gov. Ray Mabus, second from left, is greeted by friends at Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss., Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. Mabus released a statement Thursday explaining why he won’t attend the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum opening on Saturday.
Former Secretary of the Navy and former Mississippi Gov. Ray Mabus, second from left, is greeted by friends at Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss., Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. Mabus released a statement Thursday explaining why he won’t attend the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum opening on Saturday. Rogelio V. Solis AP File
Former Secretary of the Navy and former Mississippi Gov. Ray Mabus, second from left, is greeted by friends at Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss., Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. Mabus released a statement Thursday explaining why he won’t attend the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum opening on Saturday. Rogelio V. Solis AP File

Why a former Mississippi governor won’t attend the civil rights museum opening

December 07, 2017 11:33 AM

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