Sunday Screening: Promised Land

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

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Join the Mississippi Department of Archives & History at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 9, for a free screening of “Promised Land: A Story About Mound Bayou.” This documentary recounts the Mound Bayou community’s success and growth formed under Isaiah Montgomery’s leadership after the emancipation of enslaved people in Mississippi. A Q&A session with Roderick Red, CEO of Red Squared, and Matthew Holden, the consulting scholar on the documentary, will follow the screening.

This program is in partnership with the Mississippi Humanities Council and the Mississippi Film Office. For more information, call 601-576-6850, or email
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