Event Date
Evers Lecture: Joy-Ann Reid

Featuring a conversation between author and MSNBC host Joy-Ann Reid and literary scholar Ebony Lumumba, the Medgar Wiley Evers Lecture will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, February 13, in the Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium of the Two Mississippi Museums. Reid, host of The ReidOut, and Lumumba, chair of the English department at Jackson State University, will explore the legacy of Medgar and Myrlie Evers.

Reid will also sign copies of her new book, Medgar and Myrlie: Medgar Evers and the Love Story That Awakened America, prior to the event at 5 p.m. Registration is not required. Weapons and large bags are prohibited. Attendees will undergo a quick security screening.

For more information, call 601 576-6850 or email


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