Social justice, black history in focus Saturday

February 13, 2014

Celebrate Black History Month at Mississippi State University by joining the Holmes Cultural Diversity Center and the Office of Student Leadership and Community Engagement for a social justice and black history dialogue on Saturday [Feb. 15], starting at 3:30 p.m. in 407 Moseley Hall.

During this program, participants will conceptualize the topics of social justice and human rights from various perspectives, understand their relevance in contemporary society, and share ideas about how their leadership may overcome factors that inhibit social, educational and economic progress in communities that span the globe.

The agenda for the event is:

-- Viewing of "The Murder of Emmett Till"

-- Viewing of "Mississippi: Is this America?"

-- Dinner

-- Facilitated discussion

Dinner will be provided for all participants. Individuals planning to attend can register at

For additional information, please contact Meggan Franks in the SLCE office at 662-325-2208, or Timothy Fair with HCDC at 662-325-2859.