History Is Lunch: Emma Folwell, “The War on Poverty in Mississippi”

Two Mississippi Museums | 222 North Street, Jackson, Mississippi, 39201

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On Wednesday, September 22, Emma J. Folwell will discuss her new book The War on Poverty in Mississippi: From Massive Resistance to New Conservatism as part of the History Is Lunch series.

History Is Lunch is sponsored by the John and Lucy Shackelford Charitable Fund of the Community Foundation for Mississippi. The weekly lecture series of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History explores different aspects of the state’s past. The hour-long programs are broadcast from the Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium of the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum building.
MDAH livestreams videos of the program at noon on Wednesdays on their Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/MDAHOfficial/. The videos are posted on the department’s YouTube channel, https://www.youtube.com/MDAHVideo.
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