Margaret Walker Center

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Margaret Walker Center
College of Liberal Arts
Jackson State University
Ayer Hall
1400 J.R. Lynch Street
P.O. Box 17008
Jackson, MS 39217
USA

Phone: 601-979-3935
Fax: 601-979-5929
mwa@jsums.edu

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Mission & Staff

Both an archive and museum, the Margaret Walker Center is dedicated to the preservation, interpretation, and dissemination of African-American history and culture.

Vision and Goals

Founded by Margaret Walker in 1968, the Center seeks to honor her academic and artistic legacy by expanding and promoting its manuscript holdings and oral history collections, interpreting African-American history and culture through its museum and exhibits, coordinating public programs on campus and throughout the community, preserving historic structures central to the African-American experience, and advocating Black Studies at Jackson State University.

 

Staff

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Robert Luckett, PhD
Director
Email: robert.luckett@jsums.edu
Phone: 601.979.3935
Location: Ayer Hall

 

 

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Ms. Angela D. Stewart, MA
Archivist
Email: angela.d.stewart@jsums.edu
Phone: 601.979.6184
Location: Ayer Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. Brandon Thompson
Public Relations and Technology Manager
Email: brandon.thompson@jsums.edu
Phone: 601.979.1349
Location: Ayer Hall, Rm 211

 

 

 

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Mrs. Trina Toles
Administrative Assistant/Building Administrator
Email: trina.v.toles@jsums.edu
Phone: 601.979.2735
Location: Ayer Hall, Rm 203

 

 

 

 

Ms. Natalie A. Collier
Director, The Lighthouse Project
Email: natalie.a.collier@jsums.edu
Phone: 601.979.3935
Location: Ayer Hall

 

 

Mrs. Linda Brady
Receptionist
Email: linda.brady@jsums.edu
Phone: 601.979.3935
Location: Ayer Hall

 

Mrs. Edith McKenzie
Receptionist
Phone: 601.979.3935
Location: Ayer Hall