News

Ole Miss nickname lives on (Clarion Ledger, August 1, 2014)

Ole Miss plan seeks to address racial issues (USA Today, August 1, 2014)

Four articles by Le Temps, PDF files in French:  Sur la route des droits civiques (July 8, 2014);  Selma-Montgomery, lamarche pour citoyenneté à part (July 29, 2014); Lyndon Johnson, guide de la révolution des droits civiques (July 30, 2014); L’Amérique noire de BarackObama (July 31, 2014)

50 years on, race relations in Mississippi take a far different tone (Hechinger Report, June 22, 2014)

Civil rights lessons in Miss. schools inconsistent (Clarion Ledger, June 22, 2014)

50 years on, race relations in Mississippi take a far different tone (McClatchy DC, June 20, 2014)

Get your seat at the welcome table, New Orleans’ racial reconciliation program: Jarvis DeBerry (Times-Picayune, May 21, 2014)

Racial reconciliation hard to find at Welcome Table informational meeting (Times-Picayune, April 29, 2014)

Group plans LGBT campaign in 3 Deep South states (AP, April 26, 2014)

N.O. City Hall launching program for racial reconciliation (The New Orleans Advocate, April 23, 2014)

Mitch Landrieu launches racial reconciliation dialogue with $1.2 million grant (Times-Picayune, April 23, 2014)

Mayor’s Office Announces New Initiative on Racial Reconciliation (City of New Orleans, April 21, 2014)

In Mississippi, glorifying the Old South no longer pays the bills (Aljazeera America, April 5, 2014)

Joint Statement from the Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies and the Winter Institute Opposing the Passage of SB2681 (April 3, 2014)

Grandson of South African Apartheid Prime Minister on Healing Racial Rifts (MPB Online, March 30, 2014)

Institute Statement re. Discriminatory “Religious Freedom Restoration Act” (March 2014)

Miss. religious-practices bill faces deadline (Sun Herald, March 3, 2014)

Experts to exchange insights on historical trauma (Bloemfontein, South Africa, Feb. 21, 2014)

Institute Responds to James Meredith Statue Defacement (Feb. 17, 2014)

Q & A with Jennifer Stollman: As Freedom Summer anniversary approaches, push is on for ‘cultural change’ in Mississippi (Hechinger Report, Feb. 10, 2014)

A Historical Marker is Unveiled at the home of McComb Civil Rights Leader the Late C.C. Bryant (MPB Online, Jan. 21, 2014)

Darby, Rainey: Let us begin South Carolina’s journey to reconciliation (The State, Columbia, SC, Jan. 19, 2014)

New ETV film aims to foster racial reconciliation in SC  (The State, Columbia, SC, Jan. 4, 2014)

Honor sought for trio slain in ’64 (Clarion Ledger, Jan. 4, 2014)

Our Tribute to the Legacy of Nelson Mandela in Mississippi (Dec. 5, 2014)

Getting beyond ‘hatred and bitterness’ will improve education in Mississippi (Hechinger Report, Oct. 25, 2013)

Mississippi to make history by opening civil rights museum (Al Jazeera America, Oct. 23, 2013)

BBC Radio story, “Mississippi 50 years on,” includes interview with Winter Institute intern Hope Owens-Wilson (Aug. 26, 2013)

Winter Institute’s Glisson Selected as “New Hero” of Civil Rights (Southern Living, Sept. 2013)

Q & A with Winter Institute’s Leroy Clemons: Nearly 50 years after Freedom Summer, education is key to change in Mississippi (Hechinger Report, Aug. 13, 2013)

Reclaiming the Narrative About Race (Huffington Post, Aug. 1, 2013)

Trayvon Martin Case: Evers, Till Legacy Comparison Controversial (Clarion-Ledger, Jul. 17, 2013)

“Growing Our Own” Puts Spotlight on Summer Youth Institute (Daily Mississippian, Apr. 3, 2013)

University of Mississippi’s William Winter Institute Honored with Civil, Human Rights Award (Clarion-Ledger, Sept. 18, 2012)

William Winter Institute Awarded $3.1 Million Grant (Jackson Free Press, Feb. 27, 2012)

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Speeches and Presentations

    • Click here to read speeches by Gov. Winter and Rev. John Perkins on the occasion of Mission Mississippi honoring them for their leadership (also available in the January 2011 issue of The Wellspring).

 

 

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