Margaret Walker Center hosts Jubilee Picnic on Friday

Join the Margaret Walker Center in Ayer Hall on the Jackson State University  campus this Friday, July 12, at 11:30 a.m. for a free picnic to celebrate what would have been Margaret Walker Alexander’s 98th birthday.

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Enjoy great food and music, and help us to celebrate the life and legacy of  a great woman, wife, mother, scholar, artist, and teacher.

The Margaret Walker Center is an archive and museum dedicated to the preservation, interpretation, and dissemination of African-American history and culture.

Founded as the Institute for the Study of the History, Life, and Culture of Black People by Margaret Walker in 1968, the center seeks to honor her academic and artistic legacy through its archival collections, exhibits, and public programs.


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