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The 4th Annual Winning the Race Conference

March 27 - March 28
Delta State University, 1003 W Sunflower Rd
Clevland, MS 38733 United States

The Winning the Race Conference was developed with three overarching goals: engage in conversations with campus and community constituencies that will build an appreciation for diversity differences and a spirit of community through shared ideas; promote a broad discourse on race relations by building conversations to bring together diverse communities in the Delta through sharing Read More >

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8:30 am
No Cost

Speakers Bureau: Parallels of Southern Storytelling & Folktales from Around the World

March 27 @ 8:30 am
Jackson State University College of Education Room 100, 1400 John Lynch Street
Jackson , MS 39217 United States

Diane Williams is a neo-griot, along the lines of the story­tellers from times gone by when oral historians were crucial to maintaining black folks’ history because book publishers didn’t believe the history worth chronicling. Williams is also a quilter, an artistry befitting for a woman known for paying homage to the past. Williams uses silk Read More >

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