Civil Rights Landmarks

Recorded Events

Welcome to the Hamer Institute

We Will Shoot Back

The Institute for Social Justice and Race Relations @ COFO,

Jackson State University Department of History & Philosophy,

Department of English & Modern Foreign Languages, and Gallery 1

The JSU Reading Community will engage in conversation with Akinyele Umoja,

author of

We Will Shoot Back: Armed Resistance in the Mississippi Freedom Movement"

Akinyele Umoja is an Associate Professor and the Chair of the Department of African-American Studies at Georgia State University. He teaches courses on the history of the Civil Rights and Black Power movements and other Black political and social movements.

Join us on Friday, February 27, 2015 at 12:00 noon at The Fannie Lou Hamer Institute @ COFO located at 1017 John R. Lynch Street, Jackson, MS 39212



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