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7th annual Filmmaker’s “Collard Greens and Grits” Bash

Join us for the 7th annual Filmmaker’s “Collard Greens and Grits” Bash, Saturday, February 23, at the Downtown Jackson Marriott. The event will feature live entertainment, a silent auction, and the always exciting (and delicious!) Top Chef Competition, which includes four categories – Chef, Sous Chef, Pastry Chef, and Corporate “Chef” – all showcasing Mississippi’s…

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Harrison Watson Participates in Planet Forward’s Expedition to the Amazon

NMHS Unlimited Film Productions Helps Prepare Mississippi Student for Professional Success in Global Environmental Sciences Planet Forward, a powerful educational program of George Washington University, is made up of diverse college students from across the United States. It teaches, celebrates, and rewards environmental research and the storytelling component of sharing related successes. The organization, founded…

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Race in America: Then and Now

Dr. Wilma Clopton of NMHS Unlimited Film Productions Mentors Students from Across the Country For years, Dr. Wilma E. Mosley Clopton, president and CEO of NMHS Unlimited Film Productions, has led a tour guide for the national “Race in America: Then and Now” project. In the summer of 2017, for example, she engaged with a…

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Celebrating a Civil Rights Achievement 70 Years in the Making: The Elport Chess JATRAN Facility Naming

September Marks Two Significant Milestones September 2017 marks two important and connected anniversaries in Mississippi’s Civil Rights history. First, 70 years ago in Jackson, the Lanier Bus Boycott of 1947 took place and was led by Mr. Elport Chess. Then one year ago, in 2016, the JATRAN public bus transit system building located on Highway…

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MHC Ideas on Tap: What Does our State Flag Symbolize?

  On September 20, the Mississippi Humanities Council hosted a panel on the Mississippi state flag as part of its monthly Ideas on Tap program. The panel featured remarks from Dr. Stephanie Rolph (Millsaps College), Dr. Otis Pickett (Mississippi College), Marc Allen (Sons of Confederate Veterans), and Dr. Wilma Mosley Clopton. For more information on…

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JSU Black History Spotlight

  This Black History 2015 video profile spotlights Dr. Wilma Mosley-Clopton; Dr. Fridge’s Jackson State University Media Programming class picked affluent Mississippi people to spotlight for Black History month. This video was edited with Videolicious.

Youth Media Project Students Focus on Digital Storytelling

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