Mississippi Burning Questions for Reflection

  1. Why wouldn't the Blacks in the South talk to the FBI agents about
    the missing Civil Rights activists?  What tactics did the KKK use to
    discourage this?
  2. Why did the KKK burn a cross outside of the motel that the FBI agents were staying and shoot at them through the window?
  3. How were the Blacks in the South discriminated against in the movie?
  4. How would you feel if the arsonists who received suspended
    sentences burnt down your home or church?  What would you do, if
    anything?
  5. Did you like the movie or not? Why or why not? Was there a scene that you found particularly interesting/shocking etc.? Explain