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March 06, 2018

A Rankin County instructor has been named Mississippi’s outstanding history teacher by the Mississippi Historical Society.

February 26, 2018

Mark Keenum, president of Mississippi State University, has been elected to the board of trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.

February 20, 2018

MDAH is accepting applications for the 2018 Medgar and Myrlie Evers Research Scholars Program, which supports the use of primary resources documenting the Civil Rights Movement at the state archives in Jackson. This competitive scholarship of $4,000 is for research at MDAH during summer 2018 and covers travel, housing, and other expenses.

February 15, 2018

The Mississippi Civil Rights Movement, the origins of blues music, Mississippi during World War I, and women’s suffrage are some of the topics that will be covered in the annual meeting of the Mississippi Historical Society.

February 13, 2018

On Tuesday, February 27, biographer Paula J. Giddings will present “Ida B. Wells and the Campaign against Lynching” at the Old Capitol Museum.