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February 13, 2018

On Tuesday, February 27, biographer Paula J. Giddings will present “Ida B. Wells and the Campaign against Lynching” at the Old Capitol Museum.

February 05, 2018

A historic African American library, a Jewish synagogue, and two Jackson elementary schools have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

January 19, 2018

On Saturday, January 27, the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians will hold the 11th Moon program, where local storytellers will share traditional Native American tales outdoors on the grounds near a bonfire.

January 12, 2018

At noon on Wednesday, June 20, as part of the department’s History Is Lunch series, Rebecca Tuuri will talk about her book "Strategic Sisterhood: The National Council of Negro Women in the Black Freedom Struggle," which tells the story of the largest black women’s organization during the height of the Civil Rights Movement.

January 12, 2018

On Thursday, January 18, the editors of a new biography of Cook, a Welty biographer, and a living historian will trace Cook’s life while focusing on the interactions between Eudora Welty, her family, and Fannye Cook.