Sen. Walter Mondale, D-Minn.,left, and Sen. Birch Bayh, D-Ind., right, looking from shattered windows on to the area where two people were shot to death at what is now Jackson State University in Jackson, Miss. May 20, 1970. (AP Photo)

May 15, 1970: Jackson State and Forgotten History

Certain things are memorable, and certain folks’ deaths are rallying cries and others are lost to history. And that would be natural if it weren’t helped along so much by the biases of a warmongering state.