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Wednesday, February 5, 11 a.m.–noon at the Old Capitol Museum.  Freedom Summer National Youth Summit. The Old Capitol Museum will host students from across the country in a virtual National Youth Summit on Freedom Summer and civic engagement. Civil rights activists and Freedom School interns will participate in a panel discussion about the 1964 youth-led program to end political disenfranchisement of African Americans and race-based inequality in Mississippi. Sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution, a live video link from the Old Capitol to eleven regional Summit sites will allow participants to submit questions for the panel through e-mail, Facebook, and Twitter. For more information call 601-576-6920 or 202-633-3379.

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