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Freedom Riders Legacy Awards program Tuesday night

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Events to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Freedom Riders continued in Jackson Tuesday night.

The Freedom Riders' Legacy Awards program was held at the Jackson Convention Complex.

A packed house listened to entertainers who took the stage including Dorothy Moore.

Assistant Attorney General Thomas Perez delivered remarks.

He was joined by other state dignitaries as well as NAACP President Ben Jealous.

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