Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Freedom Summer Presentation

SIUC sent more students south during Freedom Summer 50 years ago than any other Illinois university. Morris Library had an exhibit on display currently: "50 Summers Ago:  SIU Students in Mississipi" and will host a reception and discussion on the exhibit this Friday, Sept 5 from 3:30 to 5 p.m:

Speakers include Father Joseph A. Brown, professor of Africana Studies, and Jane Adams, Carbondale city council member and professor emeritus of anthropology. Adams chaired the Mississippi Summer Project at SIU and taught in the Freedom School in Harmony, Mississippi.

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