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Speakers Bureau: How We Got the Blues in Mississippi

May 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

No Cost

Dr. Willis teaches educators how to integrate blues education into their lesson plans for social studies, geography and history. She gives them background information, current events, historical landmarks that are significant to blues music and blues artists. She shows photos, posters and records from her private collection and also gives first-hand information from her personal experiences of having been married to an internationally known blues artist.

Brinda Willis is a writer for the Jackson Advocate newspaper and an expert on blues and African American foodways.

Details

Date:
May 24
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cost:
No Cost

Organizer

Elizabeth Coleman
Phone:
601-576-6985

Venue

Old Capitol Museum
100 South State Street
Jackson , MS 39201
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Phone:
601-576-6985