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Date: Tuesday, June 25, 2019

On Friday, June 28, WLBT News anchor and children’s advocate Maggie Wade will participate in the Read, Engage, and Discover (R.E.A.D.) program at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. The program will begin at 11 a.m. and is open to children of ages. There is no charge to attend.

Date: Tuesday, June 25, 2019

The museum’s Under the Light series takes visitors on a deep dive into each of its eight galleries. The subject of this edition of the series is the museum’s This Little Light of Mine gallery. The program will take place on Thursday, June 27, at 6 p.m. Movement veterans Meredith Anding Jr., Hezekiah Watkins, and Dolores Lynch Williams will speak.

Date: Monday, June 3, 2019

As part of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum’s Field to Funk series, Grammy Award-winner Grady Champion will explore the history of the blues through music and conversation. The free program will take place on Tuesday, June 4, at 6 p.m. in the Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium at the Two Mississippi Museums—the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.

Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019

A new program at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum will highlight music genres that originated in Mississippi. The first of the museum’s Field to Funk series will take place on Tuesday, April 2, at 6 p.m. in the Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium at the Two Mississippi Museums.

Date: Sunday, March 17, 2019

The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum’s Under the Light series takes visitors on a deep dive into each of its eight galleries. The subject of this edition of the series is the museum’s first gallery, Mississippi Freedom Struggle, which educates visitors about slavery and emancipation. The program will take place on Thursday, March 21, at 6 p.m. in This Little Light of Mine gallery.