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Center for the Study of Southern Studies Brown Bag

  • University of Mississippi, Center for the Study of Southern Culture Barnard Observatory University, MS 38677 United States (map)

With his long-term project Sin & Salvation in Baptist Town photographer Matt Eich documented life in Baptist Town, one of Greenwood, Mississippi’s oldest African American neighborhoods, where the legacies of racism continue to impact the people economically and culturally. Ralph Eubanks’s accompanying essay “The Eternal Memory of the Mississippi Delta” is part of the book. Matt and Ralph will talk about the link between the essay and the photographs.

Earlier Event: February 14
TedX Jackson: The Next 200
Later Event: March 28
Oxford Conference for the Book