Events

Event Date
Sat, Mar 6 2021, 11am - 12pm
Section
I AM A MAN: Thoughts of Yesterday

On Saturday, March 6, at 11 a.m., civil rights veterans Frank Figgers and Hezekiah Watkins will share their personal experiences of the Mississippi Freedom Movement through selected images from the special exhibit, I AM A MAN: Civil Rights Photographs in the American South, 1960–1970. This virtual event is free and open to the public. Register online here. Space is limited. 

Frank Figgers is the vice chairman of the Veterans of the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement Board of Directors and is a member of the Jackson Public Schools Board and the Young People Project (YYP) of Jackson. He currently serves as a strategy consultant for One Voice, Inc., a non-profit leadership development organization in Jackson. Hezekiah Watkins is a former Freedom Rider and currently serves as a docent at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.  

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