The Fannie Lou Hamer Institute @ COFO

Civil Rights Landmarks

During the 2016 calendar year, The Hamer Institute @ COFO will host several community events that will connect with its mission to empower humanity through education, intergenerational dialog, and cultural awarenes,  beginning with our: 


2016 Black History Series


Tuesday, February 9, 2016

The JSU Reading Community Book Talk

featuring Meredith Coleman McGee discussing her book:

 James Meredith: Warrior and the America That Created Him


Tuesday, February 16, 2016

A Memorial Symposium on Higher Education

The 24 Year-old Odyssey of the Ayers Litigation:

In Remembrance of Attorney Isaiah T.  Madison


February 24 – 27, 2016

The Fannie Lou Hamer Institute @ COFO and The Institute for Social Justice and Race

in conjunction with Astro Blackness present 

2016 Planet Deep South Colloquium:

Speculative Cultural Production and Africanisms in the American Black South.


All of these events are FREE and OPEN to the public.


These are exciting times for the Hamer Institute @ COFO, and we look forward to having you continue to share in what's going on here. Please "like" us on facebook at, and follow us on twitter:  @HamerInstitute; and please, tell others about us.

Best Regards,