History Is Lunch

History Is Lunch is a weekly lecture series that explores different aspects of the state's past. The hour-long programs are held in the Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium of the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum building in Jackson.

MDAH livestreams the program at noon on Wednesdays on MDAH's Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/MDAHOfficial/. The videos are posted on the department’s YouTube channel, https://www.youtube.com/MDAHVideo. The series is sponsored by the John and Lucy Shackelford Charitable Fund of the Community Foundation for Mississippi

Sponsored by:

The Community Foundation For Mississippi

History is Lunch: Sykina Butts, Maggie Crawford, Rolando Herts, "Voices from the Delta State Sit-in"
On September 28, 2022, Sykina Butts, Maggie Crawford, and Rolando Herts screened the documentary “Voices from the Sit-in" as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Aram Goudsouzian, Vijay Shah, and James Meredith, "Man on a Mission"
On September 21, 2022, Aram Goudsouzian, Vijay Shah, and James Meredith presented “Man on a Mission: James Meredith and the Battle of Ole Miss” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Douglas Richardson, "'Yellow Man Vincent' and the 1835 Slave Insurrection Scare"
On September 14, 2022, Douglas Richardson presented “'Yellow Man Vincent' and the 1835 Slave Insurrection Scare” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Jennifer McGillan, “Digitizing Legal Records of Enslaved Persons"
On September 7, 2022, Jennifer McGillan presented “The Lantern Project: Digitizing Legal Records of Enslaved Persons” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Maurice Allen Jr., Kimball Livingston, and Sherry Williams, “The Great Migration”
On August 31, 2022, Maurice Allen Jr., Kimball Livingston, and Sherry Williams presented “Mississippi and the Great Migration” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: William Thompson, "The 1950 U.S. Census: New Answers, New Questions"
On August 24, 2022, William Thompson presented “The 1950 U.S. Census: New Answers, New Questions” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Ben Raines, "The Last Slave Ship"
On August 17, 2022, Ben Raines presented “The Last Slave Ship–The Clotilda, Her Descendants, and an Extraordinary Reckoning” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Kevin Greene and Andrew Wiest, “The National Guard and the War on Terror”
On August 10, 2022, Kevin Greene and Andrew Wiest presented “The National Guard and the War on Terror: Transformation and Opportunity” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Candacy Taylor and Pamela D.C. Junior, "Black Travel and the Green Book"
On August 3, 2022, Candacy Taylor and Pamela D.C. Junior presented "Black Travel and the Green Book" as part of the History is Lunch series.

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