The Margaret Walker Center possesses a collection of newspaper clippings on virtually all themes of African-American life and culture from 1999 to 2013. Articles are most notably from The Jackson Advocate and the Clarion-Ledger.
There are more than 1,000 clippings in the Margaret Walker Center’s collection, which are organized chronologically and contain subject and source information.
- Jackson State University history and events
- Black churches
- Farish Street Project
- Black leaders such as Martin Luther King, Jr., Medgar Evers, Jessie Mosley, James Meredith, Fannie Lou Hamer, Melvene Coney, and Colin Powell
- Civil rights movement
- State and local government
- Ayers case
- Black history, racial reconciliation, poverty, black families, and black businesses