Black Studies Education Conference

Sunday, November 5, 2017 (All day) to Monday, November 6, 2017 (All day)

The African American Studies program at Mississippi State University is culminating its 10th anniversary with a Black Studies Education Conference. The plenary sessions will include student activists who pioneered the black studies education movement in the 1960s, including James Garrett, Jerry Varnado, Ed Whitfield, Vernon Smith, Bernard Stringer and Ramona Tascoe, among others. Henry “Hank” Thomas, one of the original Freedom Riders, and Earl Lewis, president of the Andrew Mellon Foundation, will give keynote addresses. The conference also will feature a screening of the new documentary, “Agents of Change,” with creator Amy Ginzberg. Click the "Link" below for more information.

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Part of the College of Arts and Sciences, MSU’s African American Studies program offers courses leading to a minor in African American Studies. Follow on Twitter @MSStateAAS.