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Millsaps to Host Roundtable Discussion on Civil Rights Movement

 


Photos from the inaugural ceremony for "A Shining Light: Millsaps in the Civil Rights Movement: A 50-Year Retrospective,"
a roundtable discussion of the civil rights movement, held October 6, 2010


Meacham
Winter

Mitchell

Luckett

McLemore

 

"A Shining Light: Millsaps in the Civil Rights Movement: A 50-Year Retrospective," a roundtable discussion of the civil rights movement, is scheduled from 2:30-4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 6 in the Leggett Center at Millsaps College.

Participants in the discussion will include Jon Meacham, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, journalist, and former Newsweek editor; former Governor William Winter; Jerry Mitchell, investigative reporter for The Clarion-Ledger and a 2009 MacArthur Fellow; Jeanne Luckett, a Millsaps alumna and owner of Luckett Communications LLC; and Dr. Leslie McLemore, interim president of Jackson State University, former interim Jackson mayor and activist.

The roundtable discussion is free and open to the public. It is among special events scheduled in conjunction with the inauguration of Dr. Robert W. Pearigen as the eleventh president of Millsaps College.

The inauguration is scheduled at 10:30 a.m. on October 7 outdoors in the Bowl at Millsaps.

For more information about the roundtable discussion, contact Anita DeRouen, Millsaps director of writing and teaching, at 601-974-1296 or deroua@millsaps.edu.

 

 

For a list of all inauguration and homecoming week activities that are open to the public, go to www.millsaps.edu.