History Is Lunch: Maryemma Graham, “The Life of Margaret Walker”

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

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Join MDAH on site at the Two Mississippi Museums at noon on Wednesday, April 12, for History Is Lunch (or watch the livestream)when Maryemma Graham will discuss The House Where My Soul Lives: The Life of Margaret Walker. Twenty years in the making, the book is the first complete biography of the award-winning poet, writer, and founder of what is today the Margaret Walker Center at Jackson State University. Signed copies of The House Where My Soul Lives will be for sale at the program.
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 held in the Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium of the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum building at 222 North Street in Jackson and livestreamed on YouTube and Facebook.
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