murder of three civil rights workers
a.)Three Civil Rights workers disappeared on June 21 and when the remains were found, it gained a lot of national attention.
b.) Of the three who disappeared, two were white New Yorkers, Michael Schwerner and Andrew Goodman. Who went to Mississippi to help with the civil rights movements. The third was an African American, James Chaney, a local man. The three men were kidnapped by the KKK and murdered.