Exploration of the history of the Southern Civil Rights Movement focuses on the contributions and sacrifices made by young people during this tumultuous time. The workshop includes classroom discussions led by faculty of the Hamer Institute and select guest speakers; oral history panels featuring insights of those who participated in civil rights activities in Mississippi; group and individual projects; and visits to several civil rights landmarks.
Contact: Keith L. McMillian, (601) 979-1563, firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: June 8th – 20th
Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday
Location: Hamer Institute @ COFO Civil Rights Education Center, 1017 J. R. Lynch St.
Fee: $150; materials, T-shirts, lunch, field trips provided by the Hamer Institute @ COFO
Application deadline: May 15, 2015
Website URL: http://www.jsums.edu/hamerinstitute/scrm/