NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Four Deep South states are getting nearly $6 million to preserve sites and highlight stories related to the African-American struggle for equality in the 20th century.
The Interior Department says Alabama is getting $2.3 million for nine projects, Mississippi is getting $1.3 million for four projects, and Louisiana and Georgia will each get about $1 million for four projects.
In all, about $12.6 million in African American Civil Rights Grants will go to 51 projects in 24 states.
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