October 26, 2022 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Doxey Auditorium, Rust College
150 Rust Ave.
Holly Springs
MS 38635

“Slavery and Race in Holly Springs”

Jodi Skipper, panel moderator

Jodi SkipperThis panel will be moderated by Jodi Skipper, author of the book Behind the Big House: Reconciling Slavery, Race, and Heritage in the US South, and feature cofounders of the Behind the Big House Program, Chelius Carter and Jenifer Eggleston, Members of Gracing the Table, Rkhty Jones and Wayne Jones, and cofounder of Gracing the Table, Alisea Williams-McLeod. Panelists will discuss the development of the Behind the Big House slave dwelling education program and its impacts and role in telling more inclusive historical narratives in the South.

This event is cosponsored by Rust College.


book cover of Behind the Big House, by Jodi Skipper