Events

Event Date
Sat, May 15 2021, 11am - 12pm
Section
I AM A MAN: Thoughts of Yesterday

Join us on Saturday, May 15, for the virtual event, I AM A MAN: Thoughts of Yesterday, as we reflect on the stories of the Mississippi Freedom Movement with civil rights veterans Frank Figgers and Fred Clark Sr. They will share their personal experiences in the movement through selected images from the special exhibit, I AM A MAN: Civil Rights Photographs in the American South, 1960–1970. Register online for the free event here.

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. Fred Clark Sr. is a former Freedom Rider, Freedom Summer volunteer, and retired educator with the Jackson Public School District.

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