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  1. Author Gene Dattel signs Reckoning with Race: America's Failure

    November 14, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Turnrow Book Co.

    From the author of Cotton and Race in the Making of America, this balanced, original history of sheds new light on racial issues from from nineteenth century cotton fields to present day ghettos. Reckoning with Race confronts America's most intractable problem—race. The book outlines in a provocative, novel manner American racial issues from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present. It explodes myths about the South as America's exclusive racial scapegoat. The book moves to the Great Migration north and the urban ghettos which still plague America.

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Community Events

  1. Humanities Teacher Award Lecture: Dr. John Weiss

    November 14, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Mississippi Valley State University, Little Theater, Walter Sillers Fine Arts Center

    Each year the Mississippi Humanities Council recognizes October’s designation as Arts and Humanities Month by bestowing Humanities Teacher Awards to outstanding faculty in traditional humanities fields at colleges and universities across the state. Weiss is the associate professor of music and choir director at MVSU, where he conducts the University Choir and Valley Singers. He also teaches Applied Voice, Choral Conducting, and Secondary Choral Methods and Materials. As part of the nomination, Weiss will give a presentation at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, in the Little Theater in the Walter Sillers Fine Arts Building.

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  2. AgFest Festival of Farming

    November 14, 2017, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Leflore County Civic Center

    Join us for a night of fun for the whole family as we celebrate agriculture in Greenwood/Leflore County. Catfish dinner, ag expo booths and displays, kid-friendly farm games and activities, live bluegrass music, special guest speaker and recognition of our Young Farmer of the Year.

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