A white man beats a black man April 24, 1960 north of U.S. 90 in Biloxi after a group of black people went swimming in the sound, in an attempt to  integrate the public beach. The violence sparked annual wade-in protests at the beach that continue today.
A white man beats a black man April 24, 1960 north of U.S. 90 in Biloxi after a group of black people went swimming in the sound, in an attempt to integrate the public beach. The violence sparked annual wade-in protests at the beach that continue today. Jim Lund Sun Herald file (The Daily Herald in 1960)
A white man beats a black man April 24, 1960 north of U.S. 90 in Biloxi after a group of black people went swimming in the sound, in an attempt to integrate the public beach. The violence sparked annual wade-in protests at the beach that continue today. Jim Lund Sun Herald file (The Daily Herald in 1960)

Racism at pools and beaches isn’t new, and Biloxi is part of its long history

August 08, 2018 05:48 PM