Events

History Is Lunch: Josh Green, "The Jackson Country Club Raid"

At noon on Wednesday, August 19, Josh Green will present "The Jackson Country Club Raid" as part of the History Is Lunch series. The program will stream live on the Mississippi Department of Archives and History’s Facebook page—https://www.facebook.com/MDAHOfficial—and be available afterwards there as well as on the MDAH YouTube channel—https://www.youtube.com/MDAHVideo and on our History Is Lunch page.

#WeltyatHome: A Virtual Book Club

The second "Welty at Home" book club pick is Margaret Walker's signature novel, Jubilee. An award-winning poet, novelist, and English professor at Jackson State University, Walker formed a special literary friendship with Welty. They referred to their friendship as their "sister act." This is the final installment of the three-part discussion of Jubilee. On Tuesday, at noon CST, the Eudora Welty House & Garden will host the live book discussion on Zoom, led by Margaret Walker Center director and civil rights historian Dr. Robby Luckett.

#WeltyatHome: A Virtual Book Club

The second "Welty at Home" book club pick is Margaret Walker's signature novel, Jubilee. An award-winning poet, novelist, and English professor at Jackson State University, Walker formed a special literary friendship with Welty. They referred to their friendship as their "sister act." Together, we'll read and discuss Jubilee over the course of three weeks. On Tuesdays, at noon CST, the Eudora Welty House & Garden will host live book discussions on Zoom, led by Margaret Walker Center director and civil rights historian Dr. Robby Luckett.

Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag Meeting

Tuesday, July 28, 10:30 a.m. at the Two Mississippi Museums, Jackson. The Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag will meet in the Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium. Space will be limited and seating is first come, first served. A remote viewing area will be available if necessary. The meeting will be live-streamed on the MDAH Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/MDAHOfficial/. For more information email info@mdah.ms.gov.

Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag Meeting

Wednesday, September 2, 10:30 a.m. at the Two Mississippi Museums, Jackson. The Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag will meet in the Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium. Space will be limited and seating is first come, first served. A remote viewing area will be available if necessary. The meeting will be live-streamed on the MDAH Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/MDAHOfficial/. For more information email info@mdah.ms.gov.

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