Listen to NPR’s “All Things Considered,” which airs on MPB’s 91.3 FM from 4-6 p.m., Monday, June 17, for a story featuring interviews from students participating in the Hamer Institute workshop. The students will speak about Civil Rights education and the 50th year observance of the assassination of Medgar Evers.
The Fannie Lou Hamer National Institute on Citizenship and Democracy at Jackson State University is hosting a two-week summer workshop for youth on the Modern Civil Rights Movement, June 10-22, on the campus of Jackson State University. The workshop will be held in Ballroom B of the Student Center.
The workshop will include classroom discussions led by the faculty of the Hamer Institute and selected guest speakers; oral history panels featuring the insights of people who participated in civil rights activities in Mississippi; group and individual projects; and visits to several landmarks of the Civil Rights Movement.
To hear the NPR story, click here.