47th Gibbs Green Commemoration

March 28th, 2017 by margaretwalker


























JSU night at New Stage Theatre!

March 1st, 2017 by margaretwalker

7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 8

$10 Tickets for JSU students, staff, and faculty!




























6:30 p.m.  History of Desegregation in Jackson
Robert Luckett, PhD, Margaret Walker Center Director


9:00 p.m. Panel Discussion
Yohance Myles, JSU theater professor and cast member
Dr. Doris Derby, civil rights activist
The Honorable John Horhn, State Senator


New Stage Box Office

Telephone: 601-948-3531
Online:  www.newstagetheatre.com
Email: tickets@newstagetheatre.com
Hours: Mon.-Fri. from 10 am – 5 pm

2017 Creative Arts Festival

February 23rd, 2017 by margaretwalker

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Schedule of Events

Wednesday, April 12
JSU Student Center, 3rd Floor

Concurrent Session I
Ayer Hall, JSU Student Center Rooms 3210, 3241, 3250
1:00 p.m. to 1:50 p.m.

Callaloo and Cave Canem: Publishing the African Diaspora
C. Liegh McInnis, Charlie Braxton, Cornelius Eady, helen crump (moderator)
JSU College of Liberal Arts, Room 166/266
2:00 p.m. to 3:50 p.m.

Margaret Walker Center, Ayer Hall
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Thursday, April 13
8:00 a.m.

Concurrent Session II
Ayer Hall, JSU Student Center Theater and Rooms, 3241, 3250
9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

Cornelius Eady keynote address
JSU Student Center Theater
10:30 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.

Luncheon: MADDRAMA
JSU Student Center Ballroom B 
12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.  

Concurrent Session III 
Ayer Hall, JSU Student Center Theater and Rooms, 3241, 3250
2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions

Press Release


2017 Poetry Out Loud

January 26th, 2017 by margaretwalker

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2017 For My People Awards

January 10th, 2017 by margaretwalker






















11:30 a.m., Friday, January 13
JSU Student Center Ballroom

Tickets are $20 and may be reserved through the Margaret Walker Center:
mwa@jsums.edu or 601-979-3935.

Press Release

49th Annual MLK Convocation

December 12th, 2016 by margaretwalker























Press Release

2017 For My People Award Recipients




Julius Thompson Collection Unveiling

November 27th, 2016 by margaretwalker





































Get in the Way Documentary Screening

October 27th, 2016 by margaretwalker




































Ajamu Baraka at JSU

October 19th, 2016 by margaretwalker


























For My People Awards

October 19th, 2016 by margaretwalker

Call for Nominations and Guidelines

Any institution or person, living or deceased, distinguished in the public interpretation, dissemination, and/or preservation of African American history and culture anywhere in the United States. The distinction can include either the work itself or the promotion of such work.