In this Oct. 11, 2013 photograph, the Enfield rifle used by the late segregationist Byron De La Beckwith in the 1963 killing of civil rights leader Medgar Evers, will be among the items that will ... more 
In this Oct. 11, 2013 photograph, the Enfield rifle used by the late segregationist Byron De La Beckwith in the 1963 killing of civil rights leader Medgar Evers, will be among the items that will eventually be displayed in the state's civil rights museum in Jackson, Miss. Officials say they did not set out to have separate-but-equal museums for the documentation of the state's history, but it could end up that way. Mississippi breaks ground Thursday. Oct. 24, 2013, on side-by-side museums that are expected to break ground of their own in how they depict the Southern state once rocked by racial turmoil. The two museums will have more than 200,000 square feet combined and are to be built not far from the Capitol in Jackson. The state has committed $40 million to the museums, and Holmes said officials are trying to raise $14 million in private donations. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Rogelio V. Solis
Wed, Oct 23, 2013 12:16 PM EDT