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May 1970 – Photos by Doris Derby at the PRJM
September 11 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT
The Paul R. Jones Museum is pleased to present an exhibition of photographs,May 1970: The Gibbs-Green Tragedy at Jackson State College,from August 4 to September 29, 2023. There will be a reception on Friday,September 1, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., during downtown Tuscaloosa’s First FridayArt Walk.
May 1970: The Gibbs-Green Tragedy at Jackson State College is adocumentary exhibition of photographs taken by civil rights activist DorisDerby in the days and weeks immediately following the killing of Phillip Gibbsand James Earl Green during police shootings on Jackson State campus on thenight of May 14, 1970. The exhibition is organized and sponsored by theMargaret Walker Center at Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi. Read more about the exhibition here.