Southern Documentary Project

Title

I Can't Afford to Fumble the Ball

Authors

Rex Jones

Streaming Media

Document Type

Video

Publication Date

2012

Description

Philadelphia, Mississippi is notorious for the 1964 Civil Rights killings of Andrew Goodman, James Earl Chaney, and Michael Schwerner. In I CAN'T AFFORD TO FUMBLE THE BALL, Mayor James A. Young talks about the responsibility he feels as Philadelphia's first black mayor and how the city has moved forward from its ignoble past.

Relational Format

video recording

Extent

0:08:00

Geographic Location

Philadelphia (Miss.)

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