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Winning the Race

Former Delta State University Student Confesses to Creating Racist Social Media Post about Herself

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Earlier today, a former Delta State University student confessed to DSU police to creating a racist social media post about herself. Initially, she had admitted to posting it on her own Facebook page, but, until today, had denied that she had been the originator of the post. Delta State officials are determining the proper course of action. Read More

Delta State University Receives $32,000 Grant from Phil Hardin Foundation for Spoken-Word Poetry Collaboration between Division of Languages and Literature and Rosedale Freedom Project

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Delta State University received a $32,100 grant from the Phil Hardin Foundation to fund an initiative in which undergraduate students in a creative writing poetry class and their faculty member from the Division of Languages and Literature will serve as mentors to middle- and high-school students associated with the Rosedale (Miss.) Freedom Project. The affiliation, called The Spoken Word Freedom Project, will begin in fall 2020 and conclude in spring 2021.  Read More

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