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Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area

Delta State University to Receive 2020 Elbert R. Hilliard Oral History Award from Mississippi Historical Society for Documentary on 1969 Campus Sit-In about Race Relations

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Delta State University will receive the 2020 Elbert R. Hilliard Oral History Award from the Mississippi Historical Society for an in-progress “DSU Sit-In Documentary” that examines a 1969 demonstration to advance race relations on campus. Read More

Delta Center, DSU International Education Engage Visit Clarksdale, B.B. King Museum, and MDNHA for Blues Heritage Partnerships in Brazil

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The Delta Center for Culture and Learning and International Education at Delta State University recently participated in a “Delta Delegation to Brazil.” The Delta Delegation included regional cultural heritage development partners that are members of the Mississippi Delta Tourism Association, including Visit Clarksdale, the B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center, and the Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area. Read More

Sixth Annual Blues Conference Brings Musicians, Scholars to Campus on Oct. 4

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The sixth annual International Conference on the Blues brings both legendary entertainment and academics to Delta State University on Friday, Oct. 4, including a celebration of the gospel roots of the blues with The Como Mamas and visiting scholars from as far away as Norway to China, Chicago to California, as well as wide-ranging interactive workshops and panels for casual blues enthusiasts. Read More

Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area to Provide Grant Workshops in September

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The Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area (MDNHA) will hold a series of workshops across the Mississippi Delta in September to present information about grants available in 2020 to support local projects and activities that further MDNHA’s mission of fostering preservation, perpetuation, and celebration of the Delta’s heritage through a climate of collaboration and sustainable economic development. Read More