Mayor of Jackson, Mississippi apologizes for 1970 police killings amid student protest

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Graduation ceremony held at Jackson State 51 years latePhilip Lafayette Gibbs, 21, and James Earl Green, 17, were shot

The mayor of the Mississippi state capital and a state senator apologized on Saturday for shootings 51 years ago by police officers that killed two people and injured 12 on the campus of a historically Black college.

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