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Sculptors Vixon Sullivan, left, and Ben Watts, right, speak to a Hattiesburg crowd gathered for the unveiling of a statue of slain voting rights leader Vernon Dahmer. In the backgrounds looms a monument to the Confederacy and the Mississippi State flag, symbols of the very white supremacist culture that precipitated the activist's untimely death in 1966. Photo by Ashton Pittman


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