Mississippi Department of Archives & History | 200 N State Street, Jackson
- Date(s): Thu, May 4
- Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
- Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/810878080557578
Join MDAH at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 4, for a gallery talk in the “Emmett Till & Mamie Till-Mobley: Let the World See” special exhibit at the Two Mississippi Museums sponsored the Indianapolis Children’s Museum, the Emmett Till Interpretive Center, and the Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley Institute. Mississippi author Linda Williams Jackson will discuss how she transformed the facts surrounding Till’s murder in 1955 into an award-winning middle grade novel, Midnight Without a Moon. The 2017 book features a budding teen character, Rose Lee Carter, wrestling with whether to participate in Mississippi’s burgeoning civil rights movement.
This program is free and open to the public. For more information, call 601-576-6850, or email email@example.com.