Jackson State University Celebrates Black History

January 13th, 2014 by fannielou

Jackson State University, the Institute for Social Justice & Race Relations at the COFO Civil Rights Education Center, The Fannie Lou Hamer Institute @ COFO, the Department of History & Philosophy, Department of Political Science, and the College of Liberal Arts will celebrate black history, culture and civic engagement during a four event series that will take place during the month of February.


Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 6:00 p.m. at the COFO Civil Rights Education Center at 1017 John R. Lynch Street, the Fannie Lou Hamer Institute @ COFO will host

An Evening with Representative Robert G. Clark, Jr. and Dr. John A. Peoples, Jr."


Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 6:00 p.m. at the COFO Civil Rights Education Center at 1017 John R. Lynch Street, The JSU Reading Community will engage in conversations with Mr. Charles Cobb, Jr., author of:

On the Road to Freedom: A Guided Tour of the Civil Rights Trail


Thursday, February 20, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., in the Dollye M.E. Robinson Liberal Arts Building, Room 166/266, Jackson State University, the Institute for Social Justice & Race Relations at the COFO Civil Rights Education Center, and the Department of History & Philosophy present the

2nd Annual “Black History Makers”: 

Freedom Summer and the People That Made It Happen  


For more information, or to register for these events, visit: www.jsums.edu/HamerInstitute/BlackHistory2014

or contact the Hamer Institute @ COFO at (601) 979-1562601-979-4348 or email:hamer.institute@jsums.edu.

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