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R.O.O.T.S. of Sunflower County

May 5, 2017


“The R.O.O.T.S of Sunflower County”,19 African American young men in Sunflower County are a part of the Sunflower County System Change Project that focuses on narrative change. ‘Story for All’ an organization founded by Angela Zusman, provides the framework for encouraging narrative change in communities through story telling. These young men have committed to not only telling their own story, but also that of those in their community; helping to connect their true narrative with the experiences of their elders, peers, and family members. The year long program trains the young men in collecting oral history and supports skill building in public speaking, team work , and communication.

B.B. King Museum, Indianola, MS

No Cost

Sponsored by Mississippi Center for Justice & MS Humanities Council

For more information:
Kim Merchant- 662-887-6570


May 5, 2017


Kim Merchant


B.B. King Museum
400 2nd St
Indianola, MS 38751 United States
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