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April 30, 2018

The National Park Service is conducting a study of nationally significant civil rights sites in Mississippi to determine the potential for the designation of a new national park unit in the state.

April 26, 2018

“Minnie Geddings Cox and the Indianola Affair, 1902-1904,” written by Shennette Garrett-Scott, an assistant professor of history and African American studies at the University of Mississippi, has been posted to the Mississippi History Now website.

April 20, 2018

MDAH has awarded grants totaling more than $63,000 to ten preservation projects in Certified Local Government communities across the state. Amounts range from $1,250 for the development of an interactive website that interprets Boonville’s historic district to $12,500 to continue the rehabilitation of the Weinberg House in Greenville.

April 05, 2018

A work about the creation of the radical state history textbook has won the Mississippi Historical Society’s award for the best Mississippi history book of 2017.

April 05, 2018

Lonnie G. Bunch III, founding director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, will be the 2018 Medgar Wiley Evers Lecture Series speaker.