Murdered United States civil rights activists get Medal of Freedom

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This video from the USA is called Angela Lewis On Her Father, James E. Chaney, & The Mississippi Burning Case. 8/4/2014.

From daily The Morning Star in Britain:

Barack Obama presents Medal of Freedom to 19 activists including murdered civil rights campaigners

Tuesday 25th November 2014

US PRESIDENT Barack Obama presented the Medal of Freedom to 19 activists yesterday.

The group receiving the country’s highest civilian honour included actor Meryl Streep and singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder.

Posthumous medals were awarded to six individuals, among them civil rights workers James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner, who were murdered in 1964 in Mississippi by the Ku Klux Klan.

However, the honour made their relatives uneasy.

They warned it could relegate the racial equality movement to history when it was still as relevant as ever.

“You know, the struggle in this country probably started with the first revolt on…

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