A Civil Rights Icon

As we commemorate the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer and the accompanying legislative victories of the Civil Rights Movement, the University of Mississippi School of Law welcomes Congressman John Lewis as the commencement speaker.

Because of the significance of this moment, C-SPAN will film Congressman Lewis’ speech for broadcast, along with other noteworthy commencement addresses, on Memorial Day.

School of Law Commencement Ceremony:

May 10, 2014 at 11 a.m. in the Grove


Read more about Congressman Lewis.

For additional events of national significance related to the 50th Anniversary of Freedom Summer, please visit the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation.