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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.

March 27, 2018

In observance of the fiftieth anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., FedEx Corporation is providing free admission to the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and the Museum of Mississippi History on Wednesday, April 4.

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.