Trump, Rejecting Calls to Stay Away, Speaks at Civil Rights Museum

In Jackson, Miss., the president hailed heroes of the civil rights movement even as activists and politicians said his presence insulted the effort to confront the state’s history.

If Trump Goes, John Lewis Will Skip Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Opening

Mr. Lewis and Bennie Thompson, both House Democrats, said they would not attend the museum opening because Mr. Trump is scheduled to be there.

With Trump Visit, Protest May Follow Opening of Civil Rights Museum

With the announcement that President Trump would attend the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, veteran activists debated how to respond.