Our Statement on Justice for Black Lives
“Ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have.” – James Baldwin…
Trauma Awareness Symposium on August 17 at Jackson State University
The ACEs Awareness Foundation is presenting the Trauma Awareness Symposium on August 17. The symposium…
Unearthing and Confronting Oxford’s Lynching History With Rev. E.W. Higginbottom Sr.
The weekend I met Rev. E.W. Higginbottom Sr. was the 82nd anniversary of the lynching of his then-29-year-old father Elwood, an Oxford sharecropper, on Sept. 17, 1935.
In Celebration of Women’s History Month 2020
To celebrate Women’s History Month, the William Winter Institute is working with other organizations to commemorate the 100 years of women’s sufferage and to lift up women and organizations who continue to do important work.
Reflections on the 2020 National Day of Racial Healing
The National Day of Racial Healing in 2020 offered an opportunity to discuss racial healing and equity on a special day of observation and discussion. Executive Director Portia Espy reflects on the event and its impact.
MPB: Hundreds Participate in Mississippi Programming for 4th Annual National Day of Racial Healing
We are grateful to MPB’s Karen Brown for moderating a panel at the National Day of Racial Healing in Jackson and for Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s coverage of the event.
RSVP Now: National Day of Racial Healing Program in Jackson on January 21, 2020
Join us Tuesday, January 21, 2020 Location: Two Museums (222 North Street, Jackson, Miss.) Time:…