Under the Light: I Question America
Thursday, September 26, 6 p.m.–7 p.m. at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. Under the Light: I Question America. The Under the Light series takes visitors on a deep dive into each of its eight galleries. The subject of this edition of the series is the museum’s sixth gallery, I Question America, which explores Mississippi Freedom Summer and the creation of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.
Dr. Leslie Mclemore will discuss his involvement in the movement and his relationship with Fannie Lou Hamer. Sharon Miles, director of education at New Stage Theater, will perform “Let it Shine: A Visit with Fannie Lou Hamer.” The program will take place in This Little Light of Mine gallery. For more information call 601-576-6800 or email email@example.com.